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Admiral Arbouthnot's fleet...

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August 18, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 18, 1781

* Admiral Mariot Arbuthnot

This issue has just a brief item concerning the Revolutionary War, noting: "...with Admiral Arbouthnot's fleet on board of which were 7000 land forces for the Chesapeak. During the action between Arbuthnot & the French fleet the enemy suffered much, particularly in two of their line of battle ships, which were scarcely able to reach Rhode Island." (see).
Eight pages, 9 by 12 inches, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

Category: British

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