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[CROOKSHANKS (John)]. The Conduct and Treatment of John Crookshanks, Esq; Late Commander of His Majesty's Ship the Lark; relating to his attempt to take the Glorioso, a Spanish Ship of war, in July 1747... with a Plan, shewing the positions of the Ships. Containing the Original Orders, Letters, and Papers, that passed in consequence of that affair, between Captain Crookshanks, Admiral Knowles, the Secretaries of the Admiralty, and others.1759

London: Printed for J. Scott, First edition, 8vo (200 x 115 mm), viii, 155, [1]pp., large engraved folding plan 'A view of the Lark and Warwick, when they came up with the Glorioso', later boards, leather spine label, a nice copy. In July 1747 the Lark, in company with the Warwick (60 guns), who near the Azores fell in with the Spanish ship Glorioso, homeward bound with treasure. The Warwick closed with the Glorioso and was badly damaged, while the Lark stood off.

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