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The Guardian is safe!

The Guardian's safe arrival in False Bay at the Cape of Good Hope on February 21st, 1790 was widely and triumphantly reported in the English press at the begining of May. This report in the Maidstone Journal and Kentish Advertiser relates the dramatic tale of the disaster and reprints several of Captain Riou's letters to the Admiralty.

`Safe Arrival of the Guardian, being an account of the Guardian's arrival at the Cape of Good Hope after its near sinking' from Maidstone Journal 4 May 1790, p. 3, column 2
Printed newspaper MLMSS 5711/8 (Safe 1/233c)


 > View the entire issue of the Maidstone Journal for 4 May 1790 on the Library's catalogue catalogue link