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A naval skirmish...

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January 23, 1759

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, January 23, 1759  Page 5 begins with a report datelined from New York noting in part: "...the Royal Hester, privateer...of 16 guns...fell in with three large French ships bound from Canada to the Cape, whom she so warmly engaged as at length to be obliged to sheer off..." with more on the naval encounter.
Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's