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Correspondence of George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, whilst Governor of the Cape of Good Hope

The correspondence consists of: Official letter-book of Macartney whilst Governor of the Cape of Good Hope, comprising his entire correspondence with people connected with the government at the Cape, 8 May 1797 to 20 November 1798 (reference: MSS.Afr.t.2) Original entry book of letters addressed to various Statesmen, Admirals, Generals, Governors, on affairs of state, 9 February 1797 to 2…
Extents: 4 Volumes
Dates: 1797-1798, 1801

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  • Indexed names: Macartney | George | 1737-1806 | 1st Earl Macartney | diplomatist and colonial governor X
  • Indexed names: Dundas | Henry | 1742-1811 | 1st Viscount Melville | statesman X
  • Indexed subjects: Great Britain -- Colonies X