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Extract from the North-Carolina Gazette
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July 17, 1778
Volume 13, Page 459

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North Carolina Gazette, July 17, 1778.

Newbern, July 17, 1778.

The cruizers are yet very troublesome on our coast, having lately cut several vessels and small craft out of Roanoke and Currituck Inlets. Besides Capt. Goodrich, there is a Capt. McLean, a little Scotchman, well known here, cruizing off our Inlets; he has taken several of our vessels, and thus, exultingly, with Scotch gratitude, returns the many and singular favours and polite treatment he received here.