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 …