Instructions to Captain Nicholson Broughton
[Cambridge, 2 September 1775]
1. You being appointed a Captain in the Army of the United Colonies of North America, are hereby direct to take the Command of a Detachment of sd Army & proceed on Board the Schooner Hannah at Beverly lately fitted out & equipp’d with Arms Ammunition & Proviss. at the Continental Expence.
2. You are to proceed as Commander of sd Schooner immediately on a Cruize against such Vessels as may be found on the High Seas or elsewhere bound inwards or outwards to or from Boston in the Service of the ministerial Army & to take & seize all such Vessels laden with Soldiers, Arms, Ammunition or Provisions for or from sd Army or which you shall have good Reason to suspect are in such Service…
A young Okavango male catching the last rays of light. Here the lions tend to hunt during the day, but they remain kings of the night and we hear them roaring across the plains. This is my trophy. #ThisIsMyTrophy #okavango #bigcats #lions #cameranotguns #causeanuproar #DubaPlains