Letter [copy?]from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé concerning the claiming of a Dutch convoy by Capt. Reynolds, Capt. Harvey and Lord Charles Fitzgerald, Hood's disappointment at not having the confidence of Sir George Rodney and his opinion of him, his actions with regard to possible enemy attacks on Tobago and Martinique (with a hurried postscript reporting that an enemy force was off Tobago, and that he was 'going to Seek the Enemy'), and interaction with Gen.Vaughan over a possible expedition to Curracoe.

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Title

Letter [copy?]from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé concerning the claiming of a Dutch convoy by Capt. Reynolds, Capt. Harvey and Lord Charles Fitzgerald, Hood's disappointment at not having the confidence of Sir George Rodney and his opinion of him, his actions with regard to possible enemy attacks on Tobago and Martinique (with a hurried postscript reporting that an enemy force was off Tobago, and that he was 'going to Seek the Enemy'), and interaction with Gen.Vaughan over a possible expedition to Curracoe.

Date Created

1-2 June 1781

Creator

Hood, Samuel, Rear-Adm. Sir

Language

English

Identifier

GEO/ADD/15/0625