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A journal of the proceedings of the Hon.ble Samuel Barrington, Rear Admiral of the Red and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's ships and vessels emply'd or to be employ'd at Barbados and the Leeward Islands and in the seas adjacent, 1778-1779.

A journal of the proceedings of the Hon.ble Samuel Barrington, Rear Admiral of the Red and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's ships and vessels emply'd or to be employ'd at Barbados and the Leeward Islands and in the seas adjacent, 1778-1779.

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Creator: Barrington, Samuel, 1729-1800
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Date: 1778-1779
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Binding: contemporary paneled reversed calf.
Abstract:
Holograph journal detailing the daily activities of Samuel Barrington during his service as naval commander-in-chief in the British West Indies. It records his movements; ship's log entries; shipboard conditions, and the execution of his secret orders to capture and to hold St. Lucia against the Toulon fleet commanded by the Comte d'Estaing. The journal concludes with his "Remarks and Observations Relating to the Command at the Leeward Islands Between January 1778 and July 1779."
Laid in: "Contents of the Upper Drawer," a 2 page inventory of documents.
Physical Description:
1 v. (230 p., with blanks) ;
39 x 25 cm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 14716189
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