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The Times, August 5 1799: Sir Sidney Smith's first reports from Acre

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The Times, August 5 1799: Sir Sidney Smith's first reports from Acre
British Seamen, Marines, and Turkish troops in gallant action against the French: The Tigre moored on one side and the Theseus on the other flank the town walls; ..Nothing but desparation can induce them to make the sort of attempts they do to mount practicable only by means of scaling ladders, under such a fire we pour on them... with lists of killed and wounded, tax stamp -- 23in. 58.5cm.) col space
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