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Correspondence between Sir George Nugent and Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth

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MSS.W.Ind.s.11

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Letters from Nugent, whilst Lieutenant-Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Jamaica, with a few copies of replies from Duckworth.

Dates

  • 1801-1805

Extent

1 volume

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS.W.Ind.s.11

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 3505

Biographical / Historical

Sir George Nugent [formerly Fennings] (1757-1849), army officer. Served as Lieutenant-Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Jamaica (1801-1806).

Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth (1748-1817), naval officer. He assumed the chief command at Jamaica and was later appointed Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Newfoundland (1810-1812).

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 606 in Manuscript Collections (excluding Africana) in Rhodes House Library, Oxford, compiled by Louis B. Frewer (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1970).

Listed in Private Papers of British Colonial Governors, 1782-1900, by The Historical Manuscripts Commission (1986).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased.
Title
Correspondence between Sir George Nugent and Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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