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. Palmer's account of the storm that hit Newfoundland on 9 Sept. was taken from the
same issue of the Gazette.
The newspaper put the loss at £140,000 sterling and noted that the fifteen or sixteen
transports that had sailed to pick up the men who were to enlist in the army at Boston
were destroyed in the same storm.