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  • Collection: British Naval History collection

wrc06689.pdf
Written from the British vessel, Pompei, off Paolo while serving in the Mediterranean, and reporting the capture of Gaeta by the French.

wrc06688.pdf
Written from Policastro Bay while serving in the Mediterranean, and reporting the capture of Gaeta by the French.

July1807Memos.pdf
Three memos made to British Naval officers of the ship Zealand by Rear Admiral Wells concerning proper protocol of discharging sailors and the issue of spirits and beer to warrant officers.

22July1809Memo.pdf
Memo intended for the British Naval officers under the command of Sir R.J. Stratham directing them in the Order of Sailing and Distinguishing Pendants.

May1808Memo.pdf
A memo intended for officers of both the British Navy and Marines directing them how to properly discharge members of the crew who stay on shore overnight so they will continue to receive sea duty pay, not shore pay.

wrc04281.pdf
This bound manuscript notebook, kept by Lt. John Anderson, describes the daily details of life in the 11th Light Dragoons of the British Army and Allied Effort during the French Revolutionary War. Anderson describes daily events, promotions, rules…

wrc05163.pdf
This letter from Sir Richard John Strachan was sent to Commodore Sir William Cornwallis, his squadron commander in the East Indies, describing his role in the action against the French frigate Resolue off Pondicherry, India, which resulted in her…