Captain George Duff

Born 1764
Died in command of H M S Mars 21st October 1805

Letters

To his wife

   
   

[Mars, off Ferrol,] July 15 [1804]

 
Yesterday was a great day with the Frenchmen, being the coronation of their Emperor.   They saluted at sunrise, at noon, and at sunset; and all their ships were finely dressed out with colours; but I hear they do not much like the dignity he has assumed.   Yesterday they say was likewise the day they were to land in England; if so, not a few of their heads will be broken by this time; but they will take a little longer to consider before they set out.   


   



   

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