Author:Anon. RP


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Relation Detaillee de la Campagne de M. le Commandeur de Suffren dans L'Inde du 1er Juin au 29 Septembre Suivant.

By: Anon. RP

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1783 rp 1970,

Seller ID: 877

32pp, original dark blue cloth, dw. AJS: A rare and interesting contemporary French account of the bitterûstruggle between England and France for command of the Indian Ocean duringûa critical stage of the American War of Independence.ûIn five fleet actions, between February 1782 and June 1783, the Britishûships under Sir Edward Hughes and the French under the redoutable AdmiralûSuffren, fought for mastery of the seas.ûThis work describes the crucial events of the summer of 1782, whichûculminated in the actions of Negapatam and Trincomalee and Suffren'sûseizure of Trincomalee. Included ... View more info