CollectionDe Budé Papers
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé, mostly a duplicate of 0678, but with further comment on Sir George Rodney's character, and a postscript reporting information obtained from some black deserters that the French fleet were likely to sail shortly to join the Spanish, and Hood's hope that this might lead to battle.
Date3-6 April 1782
WriterHood, Samuel, Rear-Admiral Sir
AddresseeBudé, Jacob de, General
Description'But there is I confess no great reliance to be placed upon a man [Rodney] who is so very much governed by whim & caprise [sic] even in matters of the highest importance.'
Extent1 document
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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