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Correspondence of George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, whilst Governor of Grenada, the Grenadines and Tobago

Official correspondence between Macartney (as Governor-in-Chief of Grenada, the Grenadines and Tobago) and Admiral John Byron, Admiral Samuel Barrington, and the naval and military officers in the West Indies, relating to operations against the French.
Shelfmark: MSS.W.Ind.s.9
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1767-1806
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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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Letters to George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, whilst Governor of the Cape of Good Hope (microfilm)

Letter-book into which have been inserted letters from Britain to the Cape, 1797-1798, mainly instructions to Macartney. Microfilm.
Shelfmark: Micr.Afr.511
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1797-1798

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  • Indexed names: Macartney | George | 1737-1806 | 1st Earl Macartney | diplomatist and colonial governor X
  • Indexed subjects: Great Britain -- Colonies -- 18th century X

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Barrington | Samuel | 1729-1800 | Admiral 1
Byron | John | 1723-1786 | Vice Admiral 1
Dundas | Henry | 1742-1811 | 1st Viscount Melville | statesman 1