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British vs. the Spanish at Barbadoes...
Item # 663453
February 28, 1780
THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Feb. 28, 1780
* Revolutionary War Era
* 18th century
* From The Enemy
"Extraordinary" issues were printed on special occasions when notable news arrived outside the normal printing cycle.
The ftpg. is taken up with a letter signed by: Geo. Brydges Rodney concerning the action at Barbadoes against the Spanish squadron.
Pages 2 & 3 have related reports & include a: "Return of the Killed & Wounded, etc." Spain had joined the Revolutionary War on the side of America.
Four pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, red tax stamp on the ftpg., great condition.