Affidavit on the capture of 'La Union', 1798-05-08
Scope and Contents
An affidavit on the capture of the Spanish privateer 'La Union' by the English privateer 'Indispensible' on 19 February 1798, heard before the Earl Macartney at the Cape of Gold Hope.
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Biographical / Historical
George Macartney (1737-1806), Earl Macartney, was Governor of the Cape of Good Hope, 1796-1798.
1 page(s) (1 page) : paper
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Other Finding Aids
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 122.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by Sir Harry Wilson, 1915.
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from Donald Simpson's R.C.S. catalogue.
Macartney, George, 1737-1806, Earl Macartney
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