News about the taking of Puerto Rico by the English in 1797

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News about the taking of Puerto Rico by the English in 1797 - P H I .LA p E L P - H I A,! ; 17 - &...
P H I .LA p E L P - H I A,! ; 17 - & JHE'iVaSEJi , pMadelpfra Gazette, daltd . . A gtntieman wfrxi arrived ?St. - CrbiXtates, that previous tbis city, accouma had been receive there, $M the hertTlaft Sunday from 10 hVembM.tioh"for . - 1. "',VJ - ,." flJ.,' 1 ,w 'u,,b fuv ml ri nmart. th Jcntr nt ch rnntrariann frani fai'ri. i . v "7 l6 ntum iui tus wF"uua, . ! , ; St; JUAll DE' PUERTO RICO, ; , . ; wasV fe'w 'day's j before, ta&eri from the Spaniards by ' the Bricifh army knd navy froni Martinique, under the (fonimamd of liemenint - general Sir Ralph Abercrom - Die ana rear - aammi nenry ncrvey me principal ror - (iizcauon maae a nort rcu.iance, ana cau me ocurgeu Out a tew men. ' - ' - ' . ' Ti:.'...ii..U ! 'j:.. j u - i . tr:r ! ' , ,a U,"X . . . . iiri'iiui v and is extreme fertile, producing the fame kinds of fruitswkh the otntV, (lan" " v ' '. A letter received fn this'city from Port au Prince of - Abril ii informs that. e have now at the head of . " - ,a . - : 7 - . v. ..Mum - ftiau ui iijaiaiiw auu awiiiia a.. afford us the treated hopes' that nis arrival bas been very propitious, as' it happthd at a moment when the - brigands had attacked molt of our out polls, vihich, from the lorig inactivity of hi piedeceff;r, lay quite deflitute of defence, both in refpeft to troops and arn , munition, but every thing is now alluring the. mote proi - .umg events, l - lcur, which Iitely,was at 24 dol - lars. at once fell to i rlnllari. and is nwinv to the ar . , . - if l 1 rival ftl thm rnntntl. ibtth nnudrll tV r A - v KrrU " - - - - " " w.i.uj ...... mu.t V W. WW w . the lon ina&ivirv 'of hi oiedeceffr ' lav nuite , - - 0 r: - - ; .. - - j - :.

Clipped from The Maryland Gazette25 May 1797, ThuPage 2

The Maryland Gazette (Annapolis, Maryland)25 May 1797, ThuPage 2
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