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Raids1778 - dated * to ever been threatened with, was only...
dated * to ever been threatened with, was only Two Hundred and Fifty ThOnfand Pounds txtracl of a Letter from Cadiz, July 3. *' There are fix Sail of American ;VefTels now lying in this Harbour, a Number we are I, feldorrt without, and are frequently more than ' the Britifh. Two Brigs arrived here this Week, one on Monday, the other on Tuefday laft; they both .came from Gharles-Townj South Carolina, and give us an Account of two Actions that have happened in Florida, between the Britifh Troops and theProvincialsof Georgia, the latter fo late as the 2zd of June, in which the former were routed, though they confifted of all the Force they could mufter. They were purfued fome Miles, and^a Number of Prifoners taken.—The Origin of this Dif- pute was the feizing fome Cattle, and plundering fome Houfes in .Georgia, by the Florida Settlers, which thelatter have repaid in Coin, and brought back a Number of Black Cattle. " MefTrs. Butlers, an Irifh Houfe you may perhaps remember here, are getting a great deal of Money, as almoft" the Whole of their Confignments are made to thefe Gentlemen." The great Halle in which Admiral Byron the its •

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  1. The Public Advertiser,
  2. 25 Jul 1778, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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