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* Ceant de la Marine means the Giant on the Marina, or Quay, and is the vulgar a, ellation given to a bronze statue of Neptune, which lands near the
landing place for boats, at La Valette.
for placing a city under French military execution, we shall state what it is : a certain number of soldiers are quartered upon the inhabitants, who are to find them in board as well as lodging, and to give them so much money per day.— The excesses which the soldiers commit in private houses are winked at, and the unhappy town may almost be considered as delivered up to pillage. If the men ordered to be furnished by the place be not forthcoming in a certain time, the number of j. quartered upon the inhabitants is doubled.]
Admiral Montagu, Commander in Chief at Portsmouth.
ADMIRALTY-OFFICE, JULY 2.
[Captain Munday, of the Hydra, in a letter to Admiral Montagu, announces his having, in company with the Rose cutter, captured, on the 25th ult. off Cape Barfleur, la Phoebe, French cutter privateer, of four guns and two swivels, three days from Cherbourg.]
TUE SDAY, JULY 5. ADMIRALTY-OFFICE, JULY 5.
Extrađ of a Letter from Captain Maitland, of la Loire, to Sir J. Colpoys, K. B.