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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.286
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1754-1764 
Title Protest of the capture of the British ship Helen by the French
Date 26 September 1759
Author Ward, Thomas (1733-1760)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description The ship was captured on its way to St. Christopher and forced to land at Port au Prince. Recounts in detail the circumstances that resulted in the Helen's misfortune. Issued by Ward as secretary and public notary of Rhode Island.
Subjects Caribbean  French and Indian War  France  Commerce  Merchants and Trade  Maritime  Military History  
People Ward, Thomas (1733-1760)  
Place written Newport, Rhode Island
Theme French & Indian Wars; Naval & Maritime; Merchants & Commerce
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859