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Took 7 prizes under Captain Daguerre : "Junon" , "Apollon" , "Suffolk" , ...ref:692
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MY L O R D , Flora, at Sea, 15th Feb. 1799.
Have the satisfaction to inform your Lordship, that I , this day, after a chace of 7 hours, captured L'Aventure French Privateer, of Bordeaux, mounting 14 guns, 10 of which were 36 Pound Carronades, (and which he have overboard during the chace) and 113 men commanded by Citizen Rey . She is 9 days out without making any capture and is reputed to be the fastest privateer of that place .
I have the Honor to be, &c. &c. &c.
R. G. MIDDLETON .