On the return, a letter-of-marque of sixteen guns and seventy men was captured.
Shortly afterward the Milford, accompanied by a British letter-of-marque, put in an appearance, and gave chase.
Well, as if that wern't enough, we ship together again in this vessel, and a time we had of it with the French letter-of-marque.
The ship fell in with an American letter-of-marque, and the first lieutenant was ordered to board the American ship.
The prize proved to be the ship I have mentioned, a letter-of-marque, from Guadaloupe, bound to Nantes.
In that day, even a French ship-of-the-line was no model of discipline or order, and a letter-of-marque was consequently worse.
The scheme was not impossible for any one holding a privateer's commission, and I applied to Mr. Yancey for a letter-of-marque.
I believed my land-service commission would protect me, but I asked for the letter-of-marque as an additional safeguard.
Blowing a gale of wind, and a very heavy sea, the frigate captured an American letter-of-marque.
She might be a letter-of-marque, like ourselves, and vessels of that character did not take convoy.