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John Fitzhugh Millar delivers presentation to Williamsburg Chapter Sons of the American Revolution

The answer in a nutshell, is that the French were broke from their Continental wars, and were trying to
refill their coffers by capturing British possessions.
Millar graduated from Harvard, and received an MA from William & Mary. He has written numerous historical books, and built copies of two Revolutionary ships, which led to the building of L'Hermione.

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