By James Stanier Clarke, John McArthur
The Naval Chronicle, released in forty volumes among 1799 and 1818, is a key resource for British maritime and armed forces background. This reissue is the 1st whole revealed replica of what used to be the main influential maritime ebook of its day. the themes lined diversity from debts of battles and lists of ships to notices of promotions and marriages, courts martial and deaths, and biographies, poetry and letters. each one quantity additionally comprises engravings and charts in terms of naval engagements and demanding harbours world wide. quantity 6, released in 1801, contains first-hand bills and discussions of the naval strategies used throughout the conflict of Algeciras and the strategies of the Danish defence on the conflict of Copenhagen. Biographies of Sir James Saumarez and Sir Roger Curtis also are integrated, including the historical past of Plymouth and the initial Articles of the Treaty of Amiens, that have been signed in October 1801.
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In the country of Cornwall, and for Plymouth in the thirty-fifth year of the same reign. On the anniversary of the defeat of the Spanish Armada is 1588, in honour of· the memory of their countrymah, AJlhiral tiir F. Drake. Knt. the bells of St. Andrew's church constantly ring sevt:ral peals. There is a picture of this naval hero in the Guildhall, from tradition said to be a good likeness. He is represented in the dress of the times, leaning his hand Oil the terrestrial globe, which he had so often traversed with so much honour to himself and country.
And to take under your command the St. Albans, whose commander is to follow your orders, and when the'terme of seven dayes be expired you are to returne for further orders, and other shipps to be sent in your roome; YOll are also to search all· shipps comeing out from Portsmouth, and take Ollt of them all suspdled persons, and for SQ qocing this shall be your warrant. Dated 011 board his Maj's shipp Elizabeth at Sp:thead, the 31st of xber. I b8cl. " JOHN i BER VI 'Tq Capt. Clo,wl. Slwvc". hipp Dover.
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