. The letter goes on to give an account of the naval action off Cadiz and concludes with a postscript "Bregadier Shrimpton is Governor of this place. Coll. Marshall is in the Robuck w'ever her fate is. I humbly hope to have the favour of his Royal Highness......we have but thre Capts to doe the Duty of ye whole Battallion". A fascinating and important letter" /> 1704 (12 Dec.) three page letter on one sheet of paper from Lt. Col. Revett giving an account of Gibraltar's relief of the first siege. The letter begins with details of the ships involved<I> "..on the 28th wee sailed under Convoy of the Antelope, New Castle, Greenwitch, and the Robuck, and only 6th of December wee made Cape Spartell, and on the 7th at brake of day, we discovered upon the Coast of Barbery three and twenty sayle of tall ships under English Collours.."</I>. The letter goes on to give an account of the naval action off Cadiz and concludes with a postscript<I> "Bregadier Shrimpton is Governor of this place. Coll. Marshall is in the Robuck w'ever her fate is. I humbly hope to have the favour of his Royal Highness......we have but thre Capt<SUP>s</SUP> to doe the Duty of ye whole Battallion"</I>. A fascinating and important letter | Christie's