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1778 (April) entire JAMAICA to GB. Per the Winchealsea Man of War

1778 (April) entire JAMAICA to GB. Per the Winchealsea Man of War
1778 (April) entire from JAMAICA to 'William Philip Perrin', GB endorsed 'Per the Winchealsea, Man of War' with DEAL / SHIP LRE h/s. From 'Ralph Fisher, Kingston, Jamaica'. mss "Mr. (Malcolm) Laing (Agent for William Perrin) People have taken liberties and propagated reports of his dangerous situation and even of his death. He is at present down at your Vere Estate". [HMS Winchelsea (32-gun fifth-rate Niger-class frigate. Royal Navy) saw service during the American War of Independence [1775 1783] It was reported else ware on the 30th April 1778; an account is filled with news of other ships in the convey of HMS Winchelsea: mail exchange and the news about the war in the colonies and orders to sink all French men of war found in America. JW HATMAN watermarked paper. Ref: 320-044.
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Item Code 320-044
 
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