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Broderick [Appointment of John Chubb as second lieutenant of His Majesty's ship the Conqueror]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.549 Author/Creator: Broderick Place Written: s.l. Type: Document signed Date: 20 September 1759 Pagination: 1 p. : vellum

Summary of Content: Also signed "by command of the Admiral," Robert Hardy. Signed as Vice Admiral of the Blue and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Ship and Vessels in the Mediterranean. Broderick had been one of the officers at the court marshal of Admiral John Byng in 1757.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyNavyMaritimeMilitary History

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