CollectionDe Budé Papers
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé, describing the situations and movements of the French and British fleets in the West Indies, reporting that he has had to borrow food supplies from the Army on account of the Navy's supplier's ineptitude, and remarking on the poor condition of a number of British ships, largely caused by bad weather.
Date20 January 1782
WriterHood, Samuel, Rear-Admiral Sir
AddresseeBudé, Jacob de, General
DescriptionHood also encloses various papers, presumably 0660-0662.
NotesUnsigned: 'I will not close my Letter, till I have heard from Antigua'
Extent1 document
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript papers; mounted
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