Catalogue description Captured ship: L'Amphitrion , formerly Le Marquis de la Fite (master Jean Baptiste...
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Captured ship: L'Amphitrion, formerly Le Marquis de la Fite (master Jean Baptiste Laborde).
History: a French merchant ship (150 tons, 24 men) bound from Martinique to Bordeaux, laden with sugar, coffee, sweetmeats, fine drams; taken on 15/26 June 1744 by the privateer Young Ceres (James Soper commanding), and brought into Dartmouth.
Court papers:- [CP 1-CP 3] commisioners' affidavit, translators, examinations taken at Dartmouth; [CP 4] returned monition; [CP 5] allegation.
Bundles A-C: Ship's papers in: -
Bundle D: Mail in transit:-
[Decision: condemned as prize, 2 August 1744]
|Note:||Extra information from HCA 30/775/4|
See also IND 1/9023, f2v
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Former reference in its original department:||HCA 30/665; HCA 30/675; HCA 30/676 for the letters and master's archive|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
|Language:||English and French|
|Closure status:||Open Document, Open Description|
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