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Account of a visit to Elba in May 1814, by E. H. Locker

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 232

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Account, written shortly after the death of Napoleon I, of a visit to Elba in May 1814, by E. H. Locker, then secretary to the commander-in-chief of the Mediterranean fleet. Fols. 6-15v are printed in The plain Englishman, 3 (London, 1823), 475-81.

Dates

  • 1814

Extent

59 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 232, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 232

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16342

Overview

Account of a visit to Elba in May 1814, by E. H. Locker.

Biographical / Historical

Edward Hawke Locker, 1777-1849, was a hospital administrator and watercolour painter. In 1804 he became civil secretary to Admiral Edward Pellew, Viscount Exmouth, and was with him during his commands in the East Indies (1804–9), in the North Sea (1810), and in the Mediterranean (1811–14).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Hodgson's, 23 July 1931, lot 622.
Title
Account of a visit to Elba in May 1814, by E. H. Locker
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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