ArchibaldCampbell1782

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ArchibaldCampbell1782 - I of - latter - 1 1 N, ;.E - VV Y O R K, April...
I of - latter - 1 1 N, ;.E - VV Y O R K, April 13. On .Tuefcfay laft a fmall party, of loyal refugees, under thecommand of captain Cornelius Hetfield and cap tain B anfelt, - r (lifted by captain Rofs in the armed brig Arrogant, made an excurfion up the North - river. The darknefs of the night and a thick fog next morning, prevented their proceeding fo far as was intended, but they eff - led the capture of a pettiauger and fome fmall boats. They alfo took ten prifoners, part of whom were of the rebrl gunrd and the reft noted rebels. The brigantine (prize to the privateer brig Pefever - ance, capt;in Rofs) taken the 5th of December, was bound from Rhode Ifland for the French at York, in Virginia, after her ffety had been defpaired of, is arrived at Jamaica, with a cargo confiftmg of J500 bar rte of gunpowder, 350 boxes, containing 300 weight of mufket fc - 1 1 each, a large quantity of fix inch oak pank for platforms, Src. thefe articles proved very acceptable; as an additional provifion for the defence of that ilJand, where it was immediately purchafed at , an handfome price, by B. gen. Archibald Campbell, the lieu t. governor j (he is faid to be valued at 12.000 1. Jamaica currency. His M ijefty's (hips Robuft of 74 guns and Janus of

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  1. The Pennsylvania Packet,
  2. 18 Apr 1782, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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