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tion offered him the means of returning home. He accepted them, and, on his arrival in England applied for employment. The command of a fleet going out to the West Indies was given to him, and he was instructed to throw supplies into Gibraltar, at that time besieged by the Spaniards, on his way to his destination On the way to Giy a sort of freemasonry which more vulgar spirits cannot comprehend. We had nearly forgotten our narrative.--Rodney, after relieving Gibraltar, went to the West Indies, where in company with Gen. Vaughan, he captured and pillaged St. Eustatia. The wealth on this island puts one in mind of the enchanted castles and grottos filvoy it. It was nevertheless nearly all recaptured by the French, and the absence of so large a portion of his fleet rendered it necessary for him to abandon the West India waters to the French Admiral Count de Grasse.--That officer, without being followed, was enabled to carry his fleet into the Chesapeake and render the capture o