Saturday, March 6, 1762

London Gazette

Location: London, Middlesex

Page: 1

Other pages in this edition:

1 2 3 4

Who (or what) are you looking for?

Find old articles about anyone, in the World’s Largest Newspaper Archive!

Other Newspapers from London, Middlesex


Other Editions from Saturday, March 6, 1762


Text Content of Page 1 of London Gazette on Saturday, March 6, 1762

London Gazette (Newspaper) - March 6, 1762, London, Middlesex From. featHF&ap March 6, to CMeftftg;' Mstrch . 762. ..'v.  . IVbitehallyMarch ()... A RL Y this Morning Captain' Wal: fingham- arrived with the following Letter/" from I^Fajor. -General .Mprickton, dated .from ;tne'' Head Quarters in the Ifland 1762C . Milord, '...:.' - ' : .and.where I was inHJDpes to have been able to have landed ;on the-Wefterri Side of the Bay, and to have c'rofledoyerto Port 'itpyal Bay y but the, Difficulties that would have attended our being fupplied with Pmviilpn^ arid Storesj-'added to the Scarcity- .,' >. V. ... . ' -.' .- [ Pric$ Three Pence. ] It gives me great: Pleafure to acquaint your Lord* fhip, how much I" am .indebted to Admiral Rodney? for the Afliftaoee. received^ from the Fleet under has. Command :.:The utmpft Harmony has {uplifted -hitherto, and I am perfuaded will continue to;do fo. � ' This will be delivered to your. Lordihip by Gap* tain Walfingham, who takes Home the Admiral's. Difpatches. , . �.- ,-v- . .- * ' T have the Honour to be, - v .. - , . . Robert Moncktoii; Admiralty' Office, MarchLc). Copy of a Lzttei'/from Rear Admiral* Rodney iti Mri Ckifhtnd,-.dated .on Board-Hts-Maje/ffs-^Sbif thi .Marlborough in'Cas Navitt'Bty, Mait{niiQ/tbe: jgti, of January y 1764. ' . - . IDefire you. .w411;acquainttheir Lordfhips,' that i-arrived at Barbadoes on the 22d of Notember, having parted Company with the Squadron under my Command in a hard Gale of ;Wind, a few Days-. after we left the Channel. �'  ^ - ^ The Foudrovant, Mod^ile, and Bafilfsk,joined me ' the 27th, the*Nottrngham: and Thunder the1 rft of" December,, and- the Vanguard, withi Ae Remainder" of the Squadron,.on the 9th. The Temeraise: ;and"Ac1t�bn, with.the Trppps from Belleifle, arrived the 14th of^;D*ecerolber, ani M^ ^Monck-  ton, with'".the Forces fronTLNorth America,--on the 24th 5 and having remained _a fewDays to water the Ships, refrefli AeMen^ and:n^il�? the.neceflary pif--pofiti'ons for ourfinte/prizej,"we irrfved'p^ Ma*rti.> nico the 7th pf Januairy > and pa^he We;havefaved all her People; all^ herStores, an^ I hope foon to get all her Guns.; . ] Having,^by this .JMptioii. of the Fleet jand Army,' taken- Pofleffion of an - excellent Harbour yand. fe-cufed'a Landing on ;the weatiermoft Part of the Ifland,.wWch m^ht be made :tenable atari^Time^;� as iikewife thereby greatly alarmed-the:"Ehemy,.at General:^Mon^ktpn'sTEUqne^CI a^fpatc^ed.Commb-.^ dore 5 wan tori, with a^qaadron of Ships,:; ahdr t\yo ' Brigades, toi tteBay ofj^erite Ahce, in order to^^^take ' Poft there. C^p.tamHervey of the. Dragon ^having' filenced the Battery ofthe:. Grand-Ance, landed his Marines and Seamen, ;wHdattacked it alfo from the"[ Shore, and.took PofliJflionof tlie.Fort; andy;6rf'.the ' tlie whole-Fleet and Army, after deftroying the ^h?mies-Batteries at St.'-Ann's j Bayi .whe'i;. (havmg^efoajitfitted:-Ae*C6aft i^ich ther  Geniaral j vve came to a Refolution to make an' At- -tempt between-Point Negitoe'.kiidthe Cas De Pi-; -lotte, which Iordered to be attacked on the i^thj. arid having very fticcefsfully and with, little Lefs IHenc^dt the Batteries,; I^Janded jQeneral;- Mpjicktdri' witit. ' the greateftl^art of his .FprceR "by Sun-fet 3 � and-1 the wholeArmy ; wasv on - Shore a. liwle after " " w' .Mr-A -i � v �J|ity* ^

1 2 3 4