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George Ramsay, 12th Earl of Dalhousie: Naval Notebooks, South America Station

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9278

Scope and Contents

Notebooks describing actions during the war between Brazil and Paraguay, relations with South American peoples, Portugal, Brazil, France, and Spain; Ramsay's visit to Falkland Islands; and his views on politics, the Navy, and world events. The first volume covers 8 June 1866-3 May 1868; the second 4 May 1868-31 May 1869.


  • Creation: 8 June 1866-31 May 1869


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2 volume(s) (2 volumes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at Sotheby's (lot 280), 13 December 1994

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