Diary of Dr. Ezra Stiles1

[Newport] May 6 [1775]

This day another Man o' War Capt. Lindley2 came here, so we have now three ships here — tho it is said that the Rose Man o' War Capt. [James] Wallace is called away.

1. Stiles, II, 58, LC.
2. The sloop Falcon, Captain John Linzee, whose journal for May 6, 1775, reads, "At Noon working into Rhode Island Harbour ... at 2 P M Caine too in Rhode Island Harbr. Brentons Point WNW Rhode Island Church East." PRO, Admiralty, 5 1/336.
Source: Naval Documents of the American Revolution, I, 291