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Campbell1778 - W^are aflured from good Authority, that the...
W^are aflured from good Authority, that the Expedition of four thoufand Men lately lent from New York up.der {the Command of Colonel Campbell, was in Confequence of an Invitation from a powerful Party in the Province .of Carolina, who are refolved to make a vigorous Effort to fee themfelves from the Tyranny of Congrefs : It isalfofaid that they will be joined by a large Body of Loyalifts from the Back Settlements of Carolina, and lifcewife from the Province of Georgia. Admiral Byron failed from Sandy Hook on the i,Sth.of October with fourteen Sail of the Line, v,iz. one of 90 Guns, nine of 74, and four ct 64, befides ; Frigates, aii well manned, and in excellent Ofder ; and if he fhouid be fo fortunate .as to meet the Count JD'Eftaing (whqmheiji gone jn quell of )»there is not the ieaft/Doubt, of his giving a good Account of him:. ManX D'E&aing was then, in Bolton Harbour with twelve Sail of the Line ; his Snips had been all refitted with new Mails, &c. but it was faid he had not been able to get theSquadron completely victualled, which was the only Thing that detained him in Port. The famous, or rather j'«famous Puiaiv&i, who commands a Legion in the American Service, is the.Perfon who attempted to ailaffinate. the King of Poland *. Such are the Heroes employed by the Congrefs !. -The kit Letters from America bring Accounts of a violenj^Storm at Charles-Town, Svhieh had ^^Jptodigious. Damage to the Shipping Jr^'that/^Por^.a great Number of French §nd Ajr^riqaji Ships Being drove a- fhore > many of" which it was thought would be totally loft.' 1778, " to the Place o;her into Our other very and lead ' ' ' in ' ' ' ' ' * ' ' ' '

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  1. The Public Advertiser,
  2. 03 Dec 1778, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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