CollectionDe Budé Papers
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleCopy of a letter from Capt. John Ford to 'Mr Printer' [the printer of a Barbados paper?], requesting him to insert the succeeding text into his newspaper, denouncing a letter purportedly from an officer on board the 'Nymphe' reporting on action against the French fleet on 5 September 1781, which letter had been reproduced in certain London newspapers.
Date5 January 1782
WriterFord, John, Capt.
NotesPossibly an enclosure of 0659, and thus sent by Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé.
Extent1 document
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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