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Some autographs of Naval men from 1594 to 1829, written in 1594-1829

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MS. Montagu c. 6
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Some autographs of Naval men from 1594 to 1829, partly signatures on printed forms. Among the writers are:
  1. Bligh, William, Governor of New South Wales, Feb. 3, 1815 (fol. 3).
  2. Coloony, lord, i.e. Thomas Coote (d. 1765), four letters, 1746-8 (fol. 23).
  3. Cook, capt. James, signature only, Jan. 31, 1762 (fol. 21, cf. 20).
  4. Cotton, sir Charles, June 18, 1801 (fol. 29).
  5. Hardy, sir Thomas, March 11, 1803 (fol. 53).
  6. Hawke, admiral lord, i.e. Edward Hawke (d. 1781), Sept. 28, 1748 (fol. 59).
  7. Howe, earl, i.e. Richard Howe (d. 1799), signature only, July 13, 1749 fol. 70.
  8. Kempenfelt, adm. Richard, signature on board the Royal George, May 2, 1782 (fol. 73, cf. 87).
  9. Nottingham, carl of, i.e. Charles Howard. lord Howard of Effingham (d. 1624) signature only, June 1594 (fol. 68): affixed to a paper relating to the maintenance of the Fleet in harbour at Portsmouth in that month.
  10. Oakes, sir Hildebrand, June 27, 1808 (fol. 88).
  11. Rodney, admiral lord, i.e. George Biydges Rodney, signature, June 18, 1772 (fol. 96).
  12. Rooke, adm. sir George, Aug. 21, 1704 (fol. 97).
  13. St. Vincent, earl of, i.e. John Jervis, admiral (d. 1823), two, 1805-14 (fol. 100).
  14. Shovell, adm. sir Cloudesley, four signatures, 1699-1706 (fol. 104f).
  15. Smith, adm. sir William Sidney, three letters, 1803-19 (fols. 104b, 110b).
  16. Villeneuve, adm. Pierre Charles J. B. S. de, signature only, April 7, 1801 (fol. 111b).

Dates

  • written in 1594-1829

Extent

136 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Montagu c. 6

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 25446.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 6/8 × 9 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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