Charles Sotheby: Letterbook of H.M.S. ''Seringapatam''
Scope and Contents
1 vol, APR 1826 - Dec 1827, copies of incoming and outgoing correspondence, details of movements, ships encountered, convoys, vessels seized or detained, prisoners, sick and invalids, complaints, misdemeanours, suppression of pirates. [Copy letters to (including): G.W. HAMILTON CB, SIR HARRY NEALE, SIR FREDERICK HANKEY, JAMES SKEOCH (ship's surgeon), CAPTAIN DAVIES, C.J.H. JOHNSTONE, J. CARTWRIGHT (Consul General, Constantin- ople), TIMOTHY CURTIS, F. WERRY (Consul, Smyrna), JOHN WILSON CROKER (Admiralty), JOHN DALLING, FRANCIS BRACE, R. ABBOTT (Consul, Beirut), J. BARKER (Consul, Alexandria), STRATFORD CANNING (Ambassador, Constantinople), KESTON GREIG (Superintendant of Quarantine, Malta), CHARLES B.H. ROSS (Malta), SIR EDWARD CODRINGTON, HENRY B. MARTIN, VISCOUNT INGESTRE, CHARLES COTTON, FREDERICK T. MICHELL, J.A. MAUDE, LEONARD C. ROOKE. From back of volume, incoming letters from: SIR H. NEALE, G.W. HAMILTON, STRATFORD CANNING, HENRY SALT, SIR EDWARD CODRINGTON] Logs of H.M.S. Seringapatam 1820-71 are in the Public Record Office.
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1 volume(s) (1 volume, paper.) : paper
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Purchased at Sotheby's sale, 16 DEC 1996, lot 182
One pagination runs to 154, followed by some blank pages and then 4 pages of tables, while another pagination runs from the back of the volume towards the front, running to 52 pages. Further blank pages separate the tables and the second pagination run.
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