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Pocock, George (fl. 1762) Instructions [signals]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.450 Author/Creator: Pocock, George (fl. 1762) Place Written: HMS Namur, Barbadoes Type: Document signed Date: 21 April 1762 Pagination: 2 p. ; 43.5 x 27.8

Summary of Content: Written during the war with Cuba. Signal instructions for the Squadron under the command of Sir George Pocock, Admiral of the Blue Squadron of his Majesty's Fleet. Addressed "To the Master of the Prince George Transport, By Command of the Admiral." Note reads "Dated on board his Majesty's Ship Namur in Carlisle Bay, Barbadoes the 21st April 1762." Multiple lines of text crossed out and amended with handwritten notes. Features wax seal.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Codes and SignalsNavyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyCaribbeanLatin and South AmericaMaritime

Sub Era: The Thirteen Colonies

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