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Ramsay, John William, 1847-1887 (13th Earl of Dalhousie)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1847-1887

John William Ramsay (1847-87), eldest son of the 12th Earl of Dalhousie, entered the Navy in 1861. He was promoted to lieutenant in 1867, appointed flag-lieutenant to his father on the Narcissus, but immediately transferred to HMS Galatea, commanded by the Duke of Edinburgh, and remained with the ship on its world cruise, 1869-71. He succeeded his father as 13th Earl of Dalhousie in 1880, and was Secretary of State for Scotland in 1886.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondence from John William Ramsay, 13th Earl of Dalhousie, 4 Sep. 1875-15 Dec. 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9225/1/2-3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Correspondence of Robin Allen, Sir Ernest King Allen and Mary Hope Allen; articles, reviews, correspondence, and poems for The Weekly Westminster, c.1922-24; and photographs of actors and dramatists.
Dates: 4 Sep. 1875-15 Dec. 1884
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

John Ramsay, 13th Earl of Dalhousie: Naval Notebook, HMS Galatea

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9279
Scope and Contents 'Journal of Proceedings of HMS Galatea kept by JW Ramsay Lieutt'. Log covering the journey from Auckland, New Zealand, to Plymouth, England, 1 June 1869 - 31 May 1871, containing remarks on the voyage via Tahiti, Honolulu, Yokohama, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila, Singapore, Malacca, Penang, Calcutta, Madras, Colombo, Trincomalee, Galle, Port Louis, Cape of Good Hope, Wellington, Sydney, New Caledonia, Auckland, Port Stanley, Montevideo, and Plymouth. It contains notes on the reception by King...
Dates: 1 June 1869-31 May 1871
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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