Letter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé sending congratulations on the surrender of the islands of St Eustatius, St Martin and Saba, enclosing an agreement drawn up between Army and Navy commanders concerning the islands (0614), and giving an account of his and the Navy's successful activities in the area, including the capture of rich Dutch convoys.

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Title

Letter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé sending congratulations on the surrender of the islands of St Eustatius, St Martin and Saba, enclosing an agreement drawn up between Army and Navy commanders concerning the islands (0614), and giving an account of his and the Navy's successful activities in the area, including the capture of rich Dutch convoys.

Date Created

7 February 1781

Creator

Hood, Samuel, Rear-Adm. Sir

Description

'May all his Majesty's enemies receive an equal chastisement to that now given to the ungrateful Dutch. The Blow is great indeed, not only to the perfidious States of Holland, but to France and America.'

Language

English

Identifier

GEO/ADD/15/0613