CollectionDe Budé Papers
Record TypeCorrespondence
ReferenceGEO/ADD/15/0708
TitleLetter from Rear-Adm. Sir Samuel Hood to General Jacob de Budé reporting news of a combined fleet of French and Spanish ships which had recently departed Cape Francois with a convoy of American ships, and of a vessel dispatched from Congress and General Washington arriving at Cape Francois and requesting assistance, also commenting on the arrival of Adm. Pigot as his new Commander in Chief and the general praise of Prince William, and referring to various mutual friends.
Date10 July 1782
WriterHood, Samuel, Rear-Admiral Sir
AddresseeBudé, Jacob de, General
DescriptionHood hoped that the news of the despatch vessel would lead to a British squadron being sent to the American coast as soon as possible.
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LanguageEnglish
Extent1 document
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
LevelItem
RepositoryRoyal Archives
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