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Before his capture , only 1 prize the american ship "Olive Branch"BG
To the Earl of Si. Vincent,
K. B. Admiral of the Blue,
&c. &c. &c.
Flora, at Sea, the 25th July,
Lat. 43 Deg. 49 Min. N. Long 10 Deg. 47 Min. W
MY L O R D ,
Have the Honor to inform your Lordship, that , after a chace of 21 hours , I , this day had the satisfaction to capture the Rhuiter Brig Privateer of Bordeaux, a new and fast sailing vessel, commanded by Citizen Bablot mounting 12 Brass guns of different calibres and 2 18-Pound Carronades, manned with 104 Men, 22 days out , during which time he has only captured one American Ship , the "Olive Branch" from Liverpool, bound to Norfolk in Virginia , which was in Company with the privateer
but as they stood on different courses en my chacing them, and from the length of time I was in chace, rendered it out of my power to retake her.
I have the Honor to be, &c. &c* Sec.
R. G. M I D D L E T O N .