CollectionDe Budé Papers
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé: principally duplicate of 0674, but with an additional postscript dated 2 April 1782 and information about the strength of the British fleet, including the poor condition of various ships.
Date31 March-2 April 1782
WriterHood, Samuel, Rear-Admiral Sir
AddresseeBudé, Jacob de, General
Description'These disasters [the poor condition of various British ships] have occasioned Admiral Drake to be called. This is shutting the stable door after the steed is stollen [sic].'
Extent1 document
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript papers; mounted
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