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Gordon Gallie MacDonald memoir

Title
Gordon Gallie MacDonald memoir, 1745-1831.
Author
MacDonald, Gordon Gallie.

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Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 1825Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
.21 linear foot (1 volume)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Memoirs.
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
  • Microfilm must be used in lieu of original volume.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Available on microfilm;
Call Number
MssCol 1825
OCLC
746173905
Author
MacDonald, Gordon Gallie.
Title
Gordon Gallie MacDonald memoir, 1745-1831.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Microfilm must be used in lieu of original volume.
Summary
Gordon Gallie MacDonald, a Lieutenant in the British Navy, wrote this memoir about the years 1745-1831. The memoir includes information about his ancestry; an account of the battle at Culloden; his father's service with General John Burgoyne at the Battles of Saratoga; his own service in the British navy; the War of 1812; attacks on Baltimore, New Orleans, and other cities; pirates in the West Indies; the slave trade; and a cruise to South America, Africa, and Mauritius. The memoir also includes an account of Ossian poems, a letter on corporal punishment in the Navy, and comments on navy ordnance.
Additional Formats
Available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-220.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1825
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