p. 591 C
ADMIRALTY INSTRUCTIONS TO SIR JAMES WALLACE
AS COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF HIS MAJESTY'S SHIPS ON THE NEWFOUNDLAND STATION.
ADM. SEC. OUT LETTERS. VOL. 126, p. 165.
Instructions for Sir James Wallace, Knt, Rear Admiral of the White & Commander in Chief of a Squadron of His Majesty's ships and Vessels employed and to be employed at and about Newfoundland, the Islands of Madelaine and Anticosti and upon the Coast of Labrador, from the River St John to the Entrance of Hudson's Straits.
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[Arts. 1-4 same as Arts. 1-4 to Rear Admiral Sir Richard King,
ante pp. 579, 580.
Art. 5 same as Art. 5 as last recital and instructions in Art. 6 to Rear Admiral Sir Richard King, ante pp. 580 and 581.
Arts. 6-9 same as Arts. 8-11 to Rear Admiral Sir Richard King,
ante pp. 584, 585.]
The Islands of St Pierre and Miquelon having surrendered at discretion to His Majesty's Forces on the 14th of May 1793, you are to take such steps as you shall think necessary for the protection of the said Islands and for securing them in the possession of His Majesty: And you will likewise dislodge the French from such parts of the Island of N.fdLand as they may continue to reside in or resort to, in consequence of the Treaties which subsisted between His Majesty and the late Most Christian King, and in making Capture both of them and their Effects.
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[Art. 11 same as Art. 12, ante p. 586 omitting the words "about
the latter end of August."
Arts. 12-14 and 16 same as Arts. 13-15 & 16, ante pp. 586,
Art. 15 same as Art. 18 to Rear Admiral Robert Duff, ante p.
Given &c. 20th June 1794.
By Command of their Lordships. P. AFFLECK.
P. S. C. MIDDLETON.