Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Freeman's Journal March 2-4 1784

London. Feb. 27.

The Willington, a large transport ship, just arrived at Portsmouth, after two months tempestuous passage, from the coast of Guinea, having on board the remainder of the garrison of Goree and its dependencies.
We are assured , that Mons. Vergennes has claimed nineteen French deserters, who murdered their captain some time since at Senegal, and are said to have been enlisted in our regiments on the Guinea coast.


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