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I Received last night the letter your Excellency has honoured me with, your orders concerning the Safety of this post Shall be exactly comply’d with. I found very extraordinary that in a place where there is So many publick buildings as in this, there is no t the least preparation made in case of an accident by fire, which can be attended with bad consequences; I represented to day that matter...
I have this morning received certain information of the Arrival of a hostile fleet of about Sixty Sail in our bay. the debarkation of some light Horse in the Neighbourhood of Portsmouth, seems to indicate that, as the first scene of their action. we are endeavouring to collect as large a body to oppose them as we can arm: this will be lamentably inadequate if the Enemy be in any force; it is...
I have this morning received certain information of the Arrival of a hostile fleet of about Sixty Sail in our bay. The debarkation of some light Horse in the Neighbourhood of Portsmouth seems to indicate that, as the first scene of their action. We are endeavouring to collect as large a body to oppose them as we can arm: this will be lamentably inadequate if the Enemy be in any force; it is...