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Pocock, Sir George, 1706-1792 (Knight, Admiral and MP)



  • Existence: 1706 - 1792


Sir George Pocock (1706-92), admiral, led the naval expedition to Cuba which captured Havana in 1762. He retired from the Navy in 1766. He was MP for Plymouth.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Sir George Pocock: Letters to him on Jamaica and Barbados

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9323
Scope and Contents 15 letters to Pocock concerning a lawsuit to obtain money from an estate at Milford, Jamaica, and to eject the tenant, Clibborn; and Joshua Kyte's application for Pocock's influence in getting the post of Waiter and Aid-Searcher of the Customs in Barbados for Henry Whitaker. There are nine letters from Joseph Pickering; one from [ ] Biscoe, a lawyer; and five from Joshua Kyte. 'Milford' is listed as an estate or plantation in Jamaica, with a group of enslaved people, on...
Dates: 1769-1775
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