1758 Salvage of Beef from Invincble

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1758 Salvage of Beef from Invincble - L © N D ON. There was a Report Yefterday of an...
L © N D ON. There was a Report Yefterday of an Exprefs being ar- riv'd with the Particulars ef the late glorious Action of the King of Pruflia, but how true we know not. Extraft of a Letter from Portfmmtb, dated Sept 3. Saturday his Majefty's Ship Richmond fail'd from ' Spithead to the Weftward, with feveral Merchant Ships ' under her Convoy. • Friday Morning there was found dead in the Chamber « near the Point Gates, where the Tide flows, a Corporal * belonging to the Detachment of Steward's Regiment ' that are here in order to embark for America : How he ' came in the above unhappy Situation, has not as yet « been difcovered, The Coroner's Inqueft has fat on the ' Body, but their Opinion is not as yet determined. « Same Day a little Way out of the Garrifon, a Seaman ' and a Marine quarrelled about a Woman : The Marine « ftruck the Seaman a violent Blow on the Temple, ;x>n « which he immediately expired. The Maiine has made « his Efcape. * Having defpaired of weighing the Invincible, they ' are now taking down her upper Works, in t>,der to « get at her Beef, Pork, &c. that lie the.lowelt. 4 The Raifonable, a.French Man of War of 70 Guns, * taken by Captain Denis, is now in our Dock under * Repair. ' At Spithead, Adm. Holborne, &c '

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  1. The Public Advertiser,
  2. 05 Sep 1758, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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