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TextEvans-TCP (Phase 1)Admiral Byng's defence, as presented by him, and read in the court January 18, 1757, on board His Majesty's Ship St. George, in Portsmouth Harbour. : Containing a very particular account of the action on the 20th of May, 1756, off Cape Mola, between the British and French fleets, and the whole proceedings of his Majesty's fleet during the six days it was off Minorca.Date of publication:
1757Description:Issued as part of: Ferne, Charles. Proceedings of the court-martial on the trial of Admiral Byng ... Boston : Green & Russell, 1757 (Evans 7892). Recorded separately by Evans (entry 7865), but evidently not so issued.This item contains 3 files (211.92 KB).Publicly Available
TextEvans-TCP (Phase 1)The proceedings of the court-martial on the trial of Admiral Byng, held on board His Majesty's Ship St. George, in Portsmouth Harbour, begun December 27, 1756, and continued till January 27, 1757. : Containing a summary of the evidence as delivered each day in court, methodically digested, and the proofs and arguments as well for as against him, fairly and impartially stated. : To which is added, the Admiral's defence, as presented by him, and read in the court January 18, 1757. : Together with an account of his behaviour in his last moments. : With general observations on the whole.Date of publication:
1757Description:Attributed to Charles Ferne by Evans on the basis of the New York, 1757 edition, which reads: The trial of ... John Byng ... as taken by Mr. Charles Ferne, judge-advocate of His Majesty's fleet. "Admiral Byng's defence ...This item contains 3 files (317.24 KB).Publicly Available