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Richard Bastard, naval lieutenant: Quarterly account book.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9503

Scope and Contents

A leather bound pocket notebook (42 pages), covering the period from October 1807, just prior to Bastard's promotion to the rank of lieutenant, until 1822, when he had been on half pay for some time and was working temporarily in the merchant marine. At the front of the book, pages 1-28, there is a list of quarterly bills (loans), with their due dates, together with brief notes of Bastard's movements between vessels, with dates. These are followed by records of transactions; the mess account on board the Clorinde, November 1815 - July 1816; financial accounts with his agent, Edward Hatfield, 1807-1809; and private bills drawn on W.A. Standert, 1811-1813. Running from the back of the volume, pages 42-29, are rough notes of vessels he joined, including dates; a sequence of mess accounts, beginning November 1807 with various ships, and ending with the Clorinde in 1816; and brief statements of moneys received.


  • Creation: 1807-1822


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Purchased 1998


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