1785 Rare Privateer sailor’s letter Isle of Wight American ship?


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England 1785 sailors letter on Privateer[Experiment} Isle of Wight .

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1785 Rare Privateer letter written by a sailor aboard the [Experiment]at the isle of Wight Near Portsmouth England.

This may be an American ship as came with my other American letters .

The writer was a James Smith who writes about his ship ,where they are operating, references the North sea , The Dutch East Indies, several names noted ,talks about war conditions  and of his days in the land of the lakes,[is this the great lakes of America?].The writer has just got married and more.

The letter requires study, great maritime item .

wear and age conducive for a document of 225 years now.



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