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[Report on the siege of Tangier, May 14-17, 1680. In form of a letter to "your Lordship" Tangier], May 14-17, 1680

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6

Scope and Contents

Account of the sally from Charles-fort and the loss of its garrison; believes the small forts not tenable and that we should accent the Alcado's offer of peace.

Mentions as brave men, casualties, or commanders: Capt Humes, Major Capt John Giles, Capt George Wingfeild, Capt Ely, Lieut George Talbot, Capt Moncreife, Capt Barber, Capt Lesly, Capt St Jones cor St Johnsi, Capt Trelawney, Ensign Richard Roberts, Lieut Clause, Lieut Bayly, Mr Wray (aboard the Capt Booth), Major Boynton, Lieut Grimes, Lieut Bealing, Ensign Adams, Lord Inchiquin.

Authorship: Signed, but signature too fragmentary to read. Not docketed. Partially quoted as dispatches by Sir Palmes Fairborne (1644-1680) now in the PRO (Colonial Office 279 vol 25 leaf 211) by Routh.

Numbered by previous owner: 5.


  • Creation: May 14-17, 1680


Physical Description

4p (1 piece).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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