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Cockburn, W. (William), 1773-1858
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 580
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
William Cockburn is believed to be the author of this logbook, kept on board the H.M.S. Aeolus under Commander John Elliott from January 1, 1759-April 30, 1760 and on board the H.M.S. Norwich from May 1, 1760 through September 22, 1762. The Aeolus... more
Great Britain. Royal Navy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1224
1.5 linear feet (8 v.)
Collection consists of receipts and payments of the British Navy from April 1754 to December 1762. Records are signed by George Grenville, Treasurer of the Navy, and provide details of naval administration.
Woodforde, William
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 123
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
William Woodforde kept these logbooks (2 vols.) of the H.M.S. Ariadne and H.M.S. Astrea. Entries for the Ariadne date September 16, 1780 through February 10, 1781, when the ship sailed from the Isle of May (Scotland) in a convoy, by way of... more
Lowestoffe (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1796
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Joseph Bromwich, Master's Mate, kept this logbook of the H.M.S. Lowestoffe, commanded by William Lockyer. Entries date from January 24, 1779 through June 5, 1780. The Lowestoffe sailed primarily in the West Indies area, with one brief foray into... more
Great Britain. Royal Navy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1271
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Roster and pay accounts of H.M.S. Princess Royal, January 1, 1762-January 15, 1763, amounting to £14,462/16/9. Made up August 21, 1773 at Chatham, Comptroller's office, Lord Harrington, Treasurer
MacDonald, Gordon Gallie
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1825
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Gordon Gallie MacDonald, a Lieutenant in the British Navy, wrote this memoir about the years 1745-1831. The memoir includes information about his ancestry; an account of the battle at Culloden; his father's service with General John Burgoyne at... more
Elliott, George
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 917
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book kept by George(?) Elliott, Captain of the 3rd Company, 2nd Battalion of Marines in the British Navy while serving ashore at Boston from July 23-October 18, 1775
Menzies, John
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1965
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
John Menzies of Philadelphia created this volume. The first section contains an account of his adventures (using the alias John Little) beginning in the years 1793-1794, including those on a slave-trading ship from Liverpool to the Congo, thence... more
Great Britain. Royal Navy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1223
.1 linear feet (2 volumes)
Three lists of ships in the Royal Navy. One, dated November 9, 1761, is entitled "List of the King's Ships and Vessels in Commission, with an Account how they are disposed; and a State of the Men of such of them as are employed at or near Home."... more
Hope, William Johnstone, Sir, 1766-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1429
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains orders received and issued by William Hope between 1791 and 1804, when he was a Captain in the British Navy and in command of these ships: H.M.S. Rattler, H.M.S. Bellerophone, H.M.S. Kent, and H.M.S. Atlas. It includes orders... more
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 927
30.83 linear feet; 108 boxes, 21 volumes
The portion of the Emmet Collection housed in the Manuscripts and Archives Division consists of approximately 10,800 historical manuscripts relating chiefly to the period prior to, during, and following the American Revolution. The collection... more
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