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Journal of operations at St. John's, Newfoundland, in fortifying the harbour, from the day of the writer's arrival; kept by the officer in charge, apparently "T. Bell", 27 Jun-1 Oct 1697

MS. Rawl. C. 873

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[Adm. John Norris was then in command of a squadron in the harbour, anticipating an attack from the French fleet under Nesmond, and it was afterwards charged against him that he was more anxious to protect himself by these fortifications than to engage the enemy.]


  • Creation: 27 Jun-1 Oct 1697


32 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. C. 873


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