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Antigua 20 Augt. 1779 Letter from Commodore Collingwood with an accot. of his proceedings at English Harbour. Recd. by the Surprize 27 Augt. (docket title)
"Grafton, English Harbour 20th Augst. 1779 -- Sir I have to inform you that there are yet in this Harbour the Venus and Star -- they have began coppering the Venus... The Pelican Brig is... so very defective as... not to be worth repairing... I... inclose... two Letters... from Captain Thomson... respecting Montserrat... The Deal Castle is still attending on Governor Burt, and has never yet joined me. There has been so much Work on the Small Craft... not a stroke has been struck for the Grafton... Thos. Collingwood", Original digital object name: bei-m266, This digital resource is provided by the Special Collections department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, United States.