Account of the Late Engagement Near Toulon, Between His Majesty’s Fleet, and The Fleets of France and Spain; As presented by Him the 12th of MArch 1744-5. Also, Letters to and From Adm---l L-st--k, Relating thereto since his Arrival in England. With Notes. Richard Lestock, Vice-Admiral.
Account of the Late Engagement Near Toulon, Between His Majesty’s Fleet, and The Fleets of France and Spain; As presented by Him the 12th of MArch 1744-5. Also, Letters to and From Adm---l L-st--k, Relating thereto since his Arrival in England. With Notes

Account of the Late Engagement Near Toulon, Between His Majesty’s Fleet, and The Fleets of France and Spain; As presented by Him the 12th of MArch 1744-5. Also, Letters to and From Adm---l L-st--k, Relating thereto since his Arrival in England. With Notes.

London: Printed for M. Cooper, 1745.

First Edition. 56 pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. Disbound, some browning, library duplicate. Item #6588

Lestock was in command of the rear of the fleet and was determined not to help his rival, Admiral Mathews, who was commander. Subsequently, Lestock was tried and acquitted of all charges. This is part of his defense.

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