A Just, Genuine, and Impartial History of the Memorable Sea-Fight, in the Mediterranean; Between the Combined Fleets of France and Spain, and the Ro

A Just, Genuine, and Impartial History of the Memorable Sea-Fight, in the Mediterranean; Between the Combined Fleets of France and Spain, and the Ro

List price: US$15.77

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1745 edition. Excerpt: ...in His Majesty's Fleet, till His Majesty's Pleasure /hall be known. 1 am, LibeT?, clear'd from the Dust and Rubbish wherewith they abound; and disregarding all idle and filly Reflections, no way tending to render the Point in Question obvious and intelligible. This is only what the Publick want to know, and shall here be exhibited, without Regard to Persons. S I R, i'-'. ';Tour most humbk Servant.. T M ws. Jo R d L k, Esq; &c. Vice Aim "I L--Ys Answer immediately upon receiving the Order of Suspen Neptune, Mabon Harbour, March 16, 1743-at Night, SIR, WI TH Pleasure I have received your Order of Suspension, have taken down my Flag5 and am, S 1 R, Tour most Obedient, Humble Servant, R---d L k. To the Honourable A 1 M s. We have hitherto been very-prolix in the Justification of Mr. Lcstock, and given him all the fair Play, that the most sanguine of his Friends could desire; let us next fee what Mr. Mathews can fay in his Vindi t.;... cation; talioH strtte he, likewise, hds been cbarg'd with Misconduct on that important Daf% wherein our Naval Glory was greatly, eclipsed. For this Purpose we shall make-Jbme Extra fls sr em d '. Pamphlet which has been published by a Friend of Mr. Mafhews on this Occasion., t 1 H WHAT begins the Dispute between Mr. M-S and Mr. L--k, says the Author, is chiesly-grounded-upoa Mr. Z----k'& Conduct in the Command of the Fleet twforfc Mr. M-/s-Arrival wish-z superior ComWMslfen 5 but what Purpose that answers, other than to amuse the Reader with a Taste of his Abilities, which no body ever question'd as a Seaman, in Do Sense appears The Question now besore the Publick, is not whether Mr. X'-r-r'k did his Duty before Mr.ri? i I jFjt tivedrl-But whether he did it in trie Time otMse feattle, lately..."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236605616
  • 9781236605610