[Lisbon. Dec. 8, 1778]. pp. Self-wrappers. Light foxing, minor edge wear. Very good. Item #WRCAM30193
An interesting issue of this long-running Portuguese newspaper, containing information relevant to the progress of the Revolutionary War. Included is word of Admiral Byron's capture of the French ship, Valor, en route to Boston to reinforce D'Estaing's fleet; the departure from France of a squadron of warships bound for America; the return of ten regiments and three artillery companies to Great Britain; and Gen. Clinton's request to the ministry for reinforcements. Also contains news from Barbados that the French had landed on Dominica and were preparing attacks on Tobago, Grenada, and St. Vincent. A wide snapshot of the Revolution. Quite rare. Not on OCLC.