An Accurate journal and account of the procedings of the New-England land-forces, during the late expedition against the French settlements on cape Breton, to the time of the surrender of Louisbourg containing a just representation of the transactions and occurrences, and of the behaviour of the said forces : dated, Louisbourg, Oct. 20, 1745, and in form attested by Lieut. General Pepperell, commander in chief of the forces, Brigad. General Waldo, Col. Moore, Lieut. Col. Lothrop, and Lieut. Col. Gridley of the train of artillery : all under their own hands : exhibiting a more authentic, correct, and perfect account, than any before made publick ; with a computation of the French fishery on the banks of Newfoundland, Acadia, cape Breton, and neighbouring shores, gulphs, harbours, &c. as it was carried on before the present war : the whole of which did then depend, in a great manner, on the port of Louisbourg, as a cover and protection to it, &c. : all sent over by General Pepperell himself, to his friend, Capt. Hen. Stafford, at Exmouth, Devon /
Printed by and for A. and S. Brice and sold by M. Cooper, in London,
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