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the CAPITULATION enween his Excellency Genera Commander in Chief of the Armies of America and France, ellency le Comte de Rochambeau, mant-General of the French Army, 5 Excellency Comte de Graff, Comder in Chief of the Fleet in the Bay of hesapeak, on the one Part, and the it Hon. Earl Cornwallis, Lieutenant-them, their cloathing and other neceffaries. Paflports fhall be granted for thefe purposes whenever they are demanded.-Granted.
fible: they fhall have the fame rations as are allotted to the foldiers in the American fervice. A fuperior officer of each nation, English, Anfpach, or Heffian, and the other officers, in the proportion of one to fifty men, fhall be permitted on their parole of honour to refide near their regiments, to vifit them often, and to be witneffes of the treatment they receive. Thefe officers fhall receive and diffribute to
VI. The generals, thofe in civil employments, and thofe officers who are not engaged as is mentioned in the foregoing article, fhall be permitted, on their parole, to go to England, New York, or any other poltin Ameri ca, now in the poffion of the English forces, at their own option. Le Compte de Graffe fhall fupply them with veffels, and every thing neceffary for conveying them to New York within ten days, reckoning from the date of the paffport, if it be poffible, with a flag of truce, they fhall remain in a place which thall be affigned them till they embark. The civil officers and those of the navy and army are included in this article; and land passports shall be given to those who want to be fupplied with fhips Granted.
eneral of the Forces of his Britannic Magefty, and Thomas Symmonds, Efq; Com mander of the Fleet of his Britannic Ma jefty, in York River, in Virginia, on the other Part.
Article I. The garrisons of York and Gloucetter, including the officers and crews of his Briannic majesty's fhips, together with all the marines, shall surrender themselves prifoners of war, to the combined forces of America and France. The land forces fhall be prifoners of the United States, and all the naval forces fhall be prifoners to the fleet of his Moft Chriftian Maj-fty-Granted.
II. The artillery, arms, clothing, military treature, and public magazines of all kinds, fhall be delivered up without any depredations being made upon them, to the different officers appointed to receive them -Granted.
III. This day at noon, the two redoubts on the left flank of York fhall be delivered up, the one to a detachment of American infantry, the other to a detachment of French grenadiers; the garrifon of York fhall march to a place which fhall be thought convenient before the posts, having their arms, the flags in their cafes, and the drums beating a march, be they English or German. They shall then lay down their arms, and return to their camp, where they fhall remain till they are fent to the place of their deftination; the two works of Gloucester shall be delivered up at one o'clock to detachments from the American and French troops, who will be put to take poffeffion of them. The garrifon fhall quit the place at three o'clock; the horfe with their fwords unfheathed, and trumpets founding: the foot hall file off in the fame manner as the parrifos of York, and fhall return to their camp, until fuch time as the place be catirely evacuated-Granted.
VIII. La Bonetta, a floop of war, shall be fitted out and commanded by its captain and crew, and left entirely at the difpofal of lord Cornwallis, the moment after this Capitulation halt be figned; it fhali take on board an aid du camp, to carry the difparches to Sir Henry Clinton. The foldiers which he shall think proper to send to New York, shall be permitted to go without being examined as foon as the dispatches are ready :-his lordfhip engaging on his fide that the vefiel shall be delivered up to the order of Count de Graffe, if it efcapes the dar gers of the fea, that it shall not convey any public effects, and that they fhall take account of those things belonging to the foldiers and failors which they mifs, when they are delivered to them.
IV. The officers hall keep their fwords,
fhall be returned to them. It is, however, to IX. The merchants may difpofe of their
X. That natives or inhabitants of this
VII. The officers shall be allowed to keep foldiers as their fervants, according to the ufual practice of the fervice, and fuch of the officers fervants as are not foldiers, fhall not be confidered as prifoners, but may go with their masters-Granted.
V. The foldiers fhall remain in Virginia, Maryland, or Pennsylvania, and shall be kept together in regiments as much as pos
X. This article cannot be confented to, it is entirely under the civil cognizance.
XI. Hofpitals fhall be furnished for the sick and wounded; they fhall be attended by their own furgeons on their parole, and thall be fupplied with the medicines and provifions of the American hospitals.
XI. The magazines of the hospital, which are at prefent at York and Gloucester, fhall be given up for use of the fick and wounded English. Paffports fhall be granted for procuring them other provisions from New York, as their occafions require. Hofpitals will be fupplied for the fick and wounded of the two garrifons.
XII. Waggons fhall be fupplied to convey the baggage of the officers who flay with the foldiers and furgeons, while they are on their march to take care of the wounded.
XII. Waggons, if poffible, fhall be fupplied.
XIII. The ships and boats in the two ports, with all their provisions, guns, and rigging, shall be delivered, in their prefent condition, to a naval officer, who shall be appointed for the purpose. They fhall previously land the property of private individuals, who shall have put them on board during the fiege.
XIV. No Article of the Capitulation fhall be violated under pretence of reprisals; and if it should contain any doubtful expreffion, it Chall be interpreted according to the ordinary fenfe and tenor of words.-Granted.
confiderable way a-head, and upon our le bow, forming in order of battle, upon which I made a fignal for the line: but having a profpect of passing between the enemy's hips of war and and a great part of their convoy, I continued a preffing fail with a view of catting them off, and fucceeded in part; feve ral ftruck to us; the exact number I cannot acquaint you with, (and am apprehenfive that fome which ftruck were not asken, poffeffion of, the evening coming on, and it blowing fresh with thick weather,) £ crouding fail to effect this, feveral of our fhips were far aftern, fo that to form a line proper for action, would have been impossible to effect it before dark; I therefore tacked to join the fternmoft hips, at the fame time making the signal for the order of failing, to get the fquadron connected, after which I put upon the fame tack with the enemy. At day-light the next day we faw them to leeward, upon which 1 formed the line; but perceiving their force so much fuperior to my fquadron, I did not think it adviseable to hazard an action.
Inclofed you have a lik of their force, which all the officers (prifoners) that I have fpoke with agree in, and which corresponds, as to number and force of the hips, with the Victory's and reconnoitring thips obfervations.
As foon as I can collect the prizes together, I fhall fend them in, under the protection of tome ships of the fquadron.
Lift of the line of battle ships with the French
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Victory at Sea, Dec. 14, 1781. L'AR
La mée en flute
You will please to acquaint my lords commiflioners, of the Admiralty, that, the 12th inftant, foon after day-light, Ufhant then hearing N. 61. Eaft, diftance 53 leagues the frigate looking out to windward made fignal for feeing a fleet in the S. E. the wind then In that quarter, upon which I made fignal for the two-decked hips and frigates to chace, and crowded fail in the Victory.
At nine o'clock we could perceive they were fteering large to the weftward; at half past ten obferved several ships of the line a
Lifts of Births, Marriages, Deaths, and Prizes in the Supplement.
N. B. Rear admiral Kempenfelt's iqar dron confifted of twelve fail of the line, one fhip of 50 guns, four frigates, and out firethip.
Sir Richard Pearson relates that the captured fhips are chiefly laden with artillery and ordnance ftores, and have on board between 900 and 1000 troops.
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nds with the Ravings of and, however incapable of giving you of conducting inexperienced youth
advice in an affair of fo much mo
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Your arguments difplay a delicacy
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