A COURT MARTIAL, – or – A Scene at the horse Guards. Humbly dedicated to the Duc de Crillon.

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A COURT MARTIAL, --or -- A Scene at the horse Guards. Humbly dedicated to the Duc de Crillon. Place:  [London]. Date:  1782. Decr. 5th. Narrative description:  British surrender of Minorca, 5 February 1782. Court martial of Lieutenant-General James Murray on charges brought by his second-in-command, Sir William Draper. Murray was acquitted of all but 2 trivial counts. The Duc de Crillon (Louis Des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, duc de Mahon), commander of the blockading French and Spanish forces, had offered Murray a bribe, which he refused. The surrender of Minorca was due to the ravages of scurvy in the English garrison. Creator:  [James Gillray]. Publisher: Pubd. ... by E[lizabeth] D'Achery St James's St. Accession number:  31203.

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