1918 – French Islands of St. Pierre, Miquelon and Langley

This Document is the Property of His Britannic Majesty’s Government.

231 – War Cabinet, Whitehall Gardens – GT 4466

CONFIDENTIAL

I CIRCULATE for information a copy of a despatch from the Governor-General of Canada regarding the future of the French islands of St. Pierre, Miquelon, and Langley, together with a copy of a reply which has been sent after consultation with the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.…

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1778 – The London Chronicle [17/11/1778]

From SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, to TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1778. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16.
From the LONDON GAZETTE

Admiralty – Office, Nov. 14, 1778

Extracts of dispatches from vice-admiral Montagu comander in chief of his majesty’s ships and vessels at Newfoundland, to Mr. Stephens, received by the Hawke sloop, lately arrived from that island at Spithead.

Extract of a Letter from Vice-Admiral Montagu to Mr. Stephens, dated at St. John’s Newfoundland, October 5, 1778.
FOR the information of my lords commissioners of the admiralty, I beg to acquaint you that as soon as I received certain intelligence that hostilities were commenced by …

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