Bonaparte played at piquet and Chess

Our fine weather still continues, and as our voyage shortens our squadron diminishes, having now only the Peruvian, Zenobia, and Bucephalus in company, the latter scarcely in sight. Nothing particular occurred to-day. Bonaparte played at piquet before dinner, and chess after.

— John Glover, secretary to Rear Admiral George Cockburn, on board HMS Northumberland, writes for October 5 1815.

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