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Taylor, George (fl. 1762) to Lieutenant General De Boice

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.446.13 Author/Creator: Taylor, George (fl. 1762) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 29 August 1762 Pagination: 1 p. : address ; 30.5 x 18.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Written to the Governour of (possibly &) Lieutenant General De [Boice?] at Santo Domingo. Taylor, master of the brig New Grace, writes that he has taken two brigantines and two sloops, and that he put eighty people ashore with water and provisions. Requests "a Flag Truce to take them off the Island" as soon as possible. Written "On board the New Grace of the Cape."

Background Information: In 1761, the province of Pennsylvania issued a letter of marque to Captain George Taylor, master of the brig New Grace.

People: Taylor, George, fl. 1762

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: PrivateeringCaribbeanFrench and Indian WarMilitary HistoryMaritimeTruce

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