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    • McNeill, Daniel
  • Recipient

    • Adams, John
    • Lee, Arthur
    • American Commissioners
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    • Revolutionary War

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ALS : American Philosophical Society <Paris, September 15, 1778: On my cruise in the General Mifflin I gave chase August 23 to three ships fifty leagues west and north of Ushant Island. I pursued the largest and brought her to at 2 p.m. She was the brig Isabelle from Guadeloupe bound for Bordeaux with a cargo of sugar, coffee and cotton; she had been captured by the Prince of Orange ,...
ALS : American Philosophical Society <Lorient, October 12, 1778: After my arrival I applied to the agent to receive my prisoners; I sent them ashore but the commandant of the port refused them, lacking orders from the ministry. I cannot take them on board unless I send twenty Americans ashore. Since few opportunities for passage exist, this would be a great hardship for men who escaped English...