MAJOR HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS SALE
21st MAY 2013
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LOT 9 - Maritime – Dutch Wars Fine Retained Copy Of...
Maritime – Dutch wars fine retained copy of a private naval dispatch to Vice Admiral Sir John Gore dated November 7th 1832 concerning a ‘crisis with Holland’. ‘...His Majesty has been advised to lay an embargo on all merchant ships and vessels bearing the Dutch flag. Consider the distance of your station and still entertaining a hope that the differences with Holland may be speedily and satisfactorily adjusted we have not thought it prudent to direct you at once to give effect to the embargo but if the Dutch fit out privateers or capture a single British Vessell you must sweep the Indian seas of their flag...’
Guide Price: £100.00 - £200.00
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