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James Creighton letterbook

Title
James Creighton letterbook, 1813-1819.
Author
Creighton, J. N. (James Norman), 1786-1838.

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G.B. Navy. James Creighton. Letter book. 1813-19Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 689 G.B. Navy. James Creighton. Letter book. 1813-19Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
.21 linear foot (1 volume)
Summary
Letterbook of James Creighton, Captain in the British Navy, dated August 23, 1813 through August 25, 1819. Contains copies of official and personal letters sent and received, relating to routine matters; impressments; landing of arms and ammunition in France in July 1815; and other topics. Sent letters were dated at Quebec, Spithead, Havre, London, Halifax, and other locations. For the greater part of the time he kept this letterbook, Creighton commanded the ships H.M.S. Aeolus and H.M.S. Ringdove, respectively.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Letter books.
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  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Call Number
MssCol 689
OCLC
773129022
Author
Creighton, J. N. (James Norman), 1786-1838.
Title
James Creighton letterbook, 1813-1819.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Research Call Number
MssCol 689
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