1764 – The Public Register

The Public Register, Dublin, October 9, 1764

Admiralty-Office, Oct 2. By Letters lately received from Commodore Paliſſer, dated at St. John’s in Newfoundland the ſirſt of laſt Month, it-appears, that having diſpatched a Sloop with a Letter to the French Governor at St. Pierre, to enquire into the Truth of the Reports which prevailed of the French haying mounted Cannon, and erected Works on that Iſland contrary to Treaty, he, in Anſwer, received Aſſurances from the ſaid Governor, that there was only one Four Pounder Gun mounted without a Platform, and with no other Intention than to anſwer Signals to …

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