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Reference numberCB/1/1/10
Alternative reference numberBLA.A.7.1
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Charles Blagden, Plymouth to Robert Adair
Date8 September 1780
DescriptionUnion Transport came in the last fleet from the West Indies carrying 11 invalids of the 5th and 46th Regiments under the care of Mr Houston, Surgeon's mate of the 5th Regiment - three of these cases have been admitted to the General Hospital - discusses arrangements for their subsistance and onward transport. Discusses invalids from 48th Regiment aboard a private ship, the Governor Campbell two of whom have also been admitted to the General Hospital - discusses their subsistence and onward travel. There have been many deaths in the Herefordshire militia and General Haviland has ordered the worst cases into the General Hospital.
Extent1 sheet
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
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