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Ward, Thomas (1733-1760) [Protest of the capture of the British ship Helen by the French]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.286 Author/Creator: Ward, Thomas (1733-1760) Place Written: Newport, Rhode Island Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 26 September 1759 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 31 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: The ship was captured on its way to St. Christopher and forced to land at Port au Prince. Recounts in detail the circumstances that resulted in the Helen's misfortune. Issued by Ward as secretary and public notary of Rhode Island.

People: Ward, Thomas, 1733-1760

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: CaribbeanFrench and Indian WarFranceCommerceMerchants and TradeMaritimeMilitary History

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