An authentic account of the invasion by the French troops, (under the command of General Tate) on Carrig Gwasted Point, near Fishguard on Wednesday, the 22nd day of February, 1797, and their surrender to the forces of his Britannic majesty, on Goodwick sands, on Friday, the 24th of February ...

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Pembrokeshire County Council Cultural Services , Haverfordwest
French Expedition to Wales, 1797., Fishguard (Wales) -- History, Military., Fishguard (Wales) -- History., Wales -- History -- 18th cen
ContributionsDyfed (Wales). County Council. Cultural Services Dept.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA720 .A88 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21491042M
ISBN 101901550001
OCLC/WorldCa36727126

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