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Guide to the Naval History Society Collection
1721-1995 (bulk 1781-1936)
  MS 439

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Series 22. Great Britain, Navy (1769-1786)

Scope and Content

The collection includes original lists from the Royal Navy that provide detailed information on ships and their outfitting, and transcripts of Admiralty outgoing letters bound by the Naval History Society. The latter form the basis of the Society's third volume of publications in 1913: "The Dispatches of Molyneux Shuldham, Vice-Admiral of the Blue and Commander in Chief of his Brittanic Majesty's Ships in North America, Jan-July 1776," edited by Robert W. Neeser and printed by DeVinne Press, New York.

Container 1     Title Date
Volume: 1 "A List of His Majesty's Royal Navy, Navy Office"
1769
Volume: 2 "A Correct list of the Royal Navy for the 1st of January 1786 with the dimentions and value of the hulls, masts, yards, sails, guns, shot, anchor, cable furniture, etc."
1786
Volume: 3 "Great Britain Admirality Secretary's Department Out-Letters, Letters, Orders and Instructions and Secret Letters to Vice Admiral Graves April 8, 1774 - April 25, 1776/ Vols. 99-100, 548-551, 1332-1333, 1774-1776"
Undated
Volume: 4 "Great Britain Admirality Secretary's Department Out-Letters, Letters, Orders and Instructions and Secret Letters to Rear or Vice Admiral Shuldham July 19, 1775-Sept 6, 1776/ vols. 99-101, 550-552, 1333"
Undated

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