Wages of War

Victory At Sea March 16th 1804


I Humbly beg you will have the goodness to pay my Wife the Inclosed Draft, My Lord has had the goodness to direct me in this for fear of its falling in Some bad Hands

I have no words to express my gratitude to you or to my Lord his Lordship has been pleased to Say that my Wages should begin the first of March instead of the first of May may God bless you both is the Sincere wish of Sir Your Gratfull Old Servant Wm Chevailler

thanks be to God, I never Saw my Lord look better

Rec'd the above Bill from Alex Davison Esqr 20th June 1804
Eliz Chevailler

Acquisition of William Chevallier's letters

1. Prizes of War
3. Strains of War

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