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Other papers of Colonel Baker, 1809-1849

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Dep. c. 270

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(folder 1) papers relating to his military appointments, 1809, 1826-1828, 1836, 1848, including:
  1. (fols. 3, 14, 18) letters to Baker from Sir Howard Douglas, 1826, William, 3rd Earl Harcourt, 1827, and Sir John Byng, 1828
  2. (fol. 16) copy of a letter from Harcourt to Sir Willoughby Gordon, 1827
  3. (fols. 7, 20) copies of a 'memorial' from Baker to the Duke of Wellington, 1827, and of a letter from him to Lord Palmerston, 1836
  4. (fol. 24) Baker's appointment as a cornet, 1809
  5. 24 leaves
(folder 2) topographical and historical notes on Greece including
  1. (fol. 1) notebook entitled 'notes on Greece in 1829' by Edward Lewis
  2. (fol. 25) notes on members of the Greek Government in the same hand, said (fol. 33v) to have been compiled by - Ley and communicated to 'J. Alcock, M. P.,' [recte Thomas Alcock] when he was in Greece in 1829
  3. (fol. 35) 'Notices of devastations on the Greek frontier, 1832', in French
  4. (fol. 68) lists of British Squadrons in the Mediterranean, Oct. 1830 and 1831
  5. (fol. 70) valuation of the fisheries in the Gulf of Arta, 1833, in Italian
  6. (fol. 72) report of a journey of Nicola Zallacostas from Corfu to Zante, Modon and Calamata, and back again, in Italian, n.d.
  7. >72 leaves
(folder 3) miscellaneous papers
  1. (fol. 1) single sheet containing a journal of Baker's during a visit to Athens, July-Aug. 1835
  2. (fols. 2-3) copy of an agreement for a lease of 31 Grosvenor Place, Bath, to Baker, 1849
  3. (fol. 4) medical recipe headed 'Mr. Legg', n.d.
  4. 4 leaves

Dates

  • 1809-1849

Extent

100 Leaves

Shelfmark

Dep. c. 270

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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