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Log-book of vice-adm. the hon. John Byron

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MS. Add. C. 90

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Log-book of vice-adm. the hon. John Byron, May 8, 1778-Aug. 26, 1779, while commanding the fleet in North American and West Indian waters, chiefly on board the Princess Royal.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1778-1779

Extent

176 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. C. 90, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. C. 90

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18706

Abstract

Log-book of vice-adm. the hon. John Byron, written in A.D. 1778-1779.

Biographical / Historical

John Byron (1723–1786) was a naval officer.

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. 28929.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from James Coleman (catal. 59, art. 188) on Nov. 33, 1867, for 7s. 6d.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 7/8 × 8 3/8 in.
Title
Log-book of vice-adm. the hon. John Byron
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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