CollectionDe Budé Papers
Record TypeWritings (documents)
TitleMemorandum by Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood reporting an action between the British and the enemy fleets around Lynnhaven Bay, and describing, in his opinion, the errors made by the British fleet.
Date6 September 1781
WriterHood, Samuel, Rear-Admiral Sir
Description'Yesterday the British fleet had a rich and most delightful harvest of Glory presented to it, but omitted to gather it, in more instances than one.'
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Extent1 document
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
NotesEnclosure of 0642, and sent by Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé as item No. 1.
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