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HMS Melville Order Book

Identifier: MS 0228

Regulations, orders, and schedules, relating to equipment and supplies, personnel, procedures, and duties for officers and men of H.M.S. Melville, signed by W.D. Puget.

Dates: 1837 - 1838

H.M.S. Princess Royal (ship) Logbook

Identifier: MS 0232

Logbook of the British warship H.M.S. Princess Royal kept by Charles LeStrange, R.N. [Royal Navy] of a voyage (1864-1866) from Plymouth to Shanghai and Yokohama, by way of Madeira, Sierra Leone, Cape of Good Hope, Trincomalie, Singapore, and Bangkok.

Dates: 1864 - 1866

J. H. Bastide Letter, May 13, 1743

Identifier: MS 0120
Abstract: This is a handwritten letter dated May 13, 1743 and signed by J. H. Bastide. The letter is addressed to an "My Lord Duke." Bastide, self-described as "the second Lieutenant in General Cornwallis's regiment," states that he has received advice that he is to be exchanged from his regiment to one in Nova Scotia. He does not wish to be transferred and begs leave to resign his Lieutenancy to his son or permission to sell it in order to provide some security for his family. This letter consist of...
Dates: 1743-05-13

Kenneth Clark and Julian Huxley Correspondence

Identifier: MS 0055

Correspondence between biologist Julian Huxley to art historian Kenneth Clark, including some letters between their wives Juliette Huxley and Jane Clark, regarding art, artists, financing films of animals, Clark’s television series, both Clark’s and Huxley’s books, the Zoological Society of London, British Candidates for the Nobel Prize, WWII government projects, and personal matters. Huxley was Assistant Professor of Biology at Rice Institute (1913-1916).

Dates: 1935 - 1974

Memoranda to British Ship Captains from the Admiralty

Identifier: MS 0204

This is a 38-page handwritten logbook containing dozens of general memos signed by proxy for various British Navy and Marine officers during the time period 1807-1809.

Dates: 1807-1809

Peninsular War letters

Identifier: MS 0155

A collection of letters written by British officers serving in Portugal during the Peninsular War referring to matters concerning the war.

Dates: 1808 - 1814

Richardson Family papers

Identifier: MS 0279

This collection contains letters and literary drafts of Samuel Richardson; letters of his daughter, Anne Richardson, to her sister Martha Richardson Bridgen, and parents, and Sally Crowther Moodie. The collection also includes letters by Elizabeth (Leake) Richardson, Sally Crowther Moodie, and Jane Berthon regarding the Lisbon earthquake (1755); and correspondence from O.B. Kaiser to Samuel Richardson.

Dates: 1714 - 1802

Sheerness Naval Yard Logbook

Identifier: MS 0203

This collection consists of a 161-page handwritten logbook, penned (probably) by William Ward, whose name appears on the front pastedown endpaper. The majority of entries are Orders of the Day, letters, memoranda, and accounts of expenditures. Each entry is initialed by at least three officers; some are initialed by as many as eight officers.

Dates: 1721 - 1725

Sir George Cranfield Berkeley papers

Identifier: MS 0011
Abstract: The Berkeley collection consists of letters and British naval orders spanning the years 1808 to 1813. All of the letters in this collection concern the naval operations under Sir George Cranfield Berkeley 's command. They include naval appointments, administrative orders, dismissals, discharges, conscription of U.S. seamen, and coordination of supply ships with the British Army. The letters in the collection were written primarily by men associated with the British Admiralty, the British...
Dates: 1808 - 1813; Majority of material found within 1809 - 1811

Sir James Hawkins Whitshed Minute book and Sketchbook

Identifier: MS 0226

This collection consists of a sketchbook and a minute book, both authored by Sir James Hawkins Whitshed, an officer in the British Navy. The sketchbook contains numerous depictions of naval ships and a self-caricature of Whitshed himself. The minute book contains a careful list of letters received and sent by Whitshed, plus a summary of the day’s events during the years 1821-1822.

Dates: 1812 - 1822

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