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To the right honble. Lord Rodney admiral of the White, vice admiral of Great Britain, Commander in Chief of his majesties fleet in the West Indies, this view of the glorious & signal victory obtain'd over the French fleet ... is most respectfuly offered by his lordships most obedt. & very humble servant Thomas Walker Lieut. 2d Battn. 60th light Infantry / Thos. Walker delin. ; Jno. Wells sculp.

To the right honble. Lord Rodney admiral of the White, vice admiral of Great Britain, Commander in Chief of his majesties fleet in the West Indies, this view of the glorious & signal victory obtain'd over the French fleet ... is most respectfuly offered by his lordships most obedt. & very humble servant Thomas Walker Lieut. 2d Battn. 60th light Infantry / Thos. Walker delin. ; Jno. Wells sculp.

 
 
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Print shows the British fleet under Lord Rodney breaking the line of the French fleet under Count de Grasse; the French fleet "thrown into confusion" and attempting "to form a new line" with the British fleet bearing down on them. Includes a key of "references" identified by letter, as well as the "British line of battle" and the "French line of battle."
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Caption continues: under the command of the Count De Grasse, by the heroic bravery of Lord Rodney & the fleet under his command between Dominica & the Isle of Saints; on the ever memorable 12th of April 1782, ....
The title is embedded within the dedication and is inseparable.
Stamped on lower right: Library of Congress Maps & Charts, no. 7097.

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01/01/1782
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Wells, John, active 18th century-19th century, engraver
Walker, Thomas, active 18th century.
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