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The capture of St. Lucia...



Item # 663035

March 24, 1779

THE LONDON GAZETTE--EXTRAORDINARY, England, March 24, 1779 

* Capture of St. Lucia, West Indies
* Battle of Morne de la Vierge
* American Revolutionary War


This "Extra" issue was published exclusively to report on the Siege of St. Lucia in the Caribbean, which begins with a letter from Major General Grant, commander of the British forces.
Included also are the: "...Articles of Capitulation between Major General Grant & the Hon. Rear-Admiral Barrington and  the Chevalier de Micoud..." governor of the French island of St. Lucia. Various related letters as well.
Eight pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condition.

Category: American