CollectionDe Budé Papers
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleExtracts from letters from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to Adm. Sir George B. Rodney [enclosure of 0617], requesting that the British fleet's position might be changed if St Eustatius is unlikely to be attacked, enclosing a letter [not on file] reporting on the approach of an enemy squadron and a likely merchant convoy and suggesting consequent action, on the capability of enemy ships to move in and out of certain ports, on sickness (from scurvy) in British ships and on ship movements in the area generally.
Date1-23 April 1781
WriterHood, Samuel, Rear-Admiral Sir
AddresseeRodney, George Brydges, Admiral Sir; C-in-C British Fleet
Extent1 document
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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