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Dryad, at sea, March 22th, 1808.
SIR I have great satisfaction in reporting to you the capture of the French Brig Privateer Rennais , by His Majesty's Ship under my command, in Lat. 47" N and Long. 11" W. She has ports for 18 guns, but only mounts 12 6-pounders, and 2 12-pounder caronnades . sailed from Bordeaux on the icth Instant, with a complement of 95 men, the half us which are Danes. She is a new Vessel, and was on her first cruise. coppered, sail very fast, and complete with provisions and stores for 3 months. The only capture she has made is a Portuguese Schooner bound to Cork, laden with salt.
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