CollectionDe Budé Papers
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé, partly duplicate of 0680, but forcibly expressing his disappointment at not pursuing and capturing the fleeing French fleet, criticising the abilities and actions of Sir Charles Douglas and Adm. Sir George Rodney, and remarking that his (Hood's) health has suffered as a result of 'seeing things go as they do'.
Date13-16 April 1782
WriterHood, Samuel, Rear-Admiral Sir
AddresseeBudé, Jacob de, General
Description'But all is confusion in the Formidable and not the least attention paid to method & order... Sir George requires a constant monitor at his elbow, as much as a froward [sic] child.'
Extent1 document
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript papers; mounted
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