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Privateering papers: Edith Frances Carey collection

Privateering papers: Edith Frances Carey collection

Carey, Edith Frances, 1864-1935

Miscellaneous collection of manuscript and print souces from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. The collection includes local licences; bills of lading; correspondence and published instructions from H.M. Government regarding correct procedures for seizing enemy ships

Manuscript. English.
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Details

Physical Description: v.(boxed) ; 37 cm.

Contents

  1. Petition to Eleazar Le Marchant, Lt Bailiff on behalf of George le Huray of the Forest, who had been impressed by H.M.'s brig "Race Horse", (1818)
  2. Prospectus for Journal du commerce de l'Europe ( 17 Feb 1792)
  3. Articles of engagement of the Captain, officers and crew of the Speculaion of Guernsey
  4. Tickets granting board money to crew members until the sailing of privateering vessels
  5. Customs licences and correspondence relating the the brig the "Brothers", commanded by Nicholas Le Mesurier of Guernsey and owned by Carteret Priaulx & others
  6. Instructions given with a commission for seizing the ships etc belonging to the inhabitants of the rebellious colonies ( March 1777)
  7. Instructions for the commanders of such merchant ships and vessels who shall have letters of Marque and reprizals (5 August 1778)
  8. Additional instruction ... against the French King and the King of Spain (23 Jun 1779)
  9. Additonal instruction.. against the French King and the King of Spain (15 Sept 1780)
  10. Additonal instruction.. against the French King and the King of Spain (20 November 1780)
  11. Instructions for the commanders of such merchant ships or vessels who shall have letters of marque and reprisals for private men of war against the ships, goods and subjects of France ... (14 Feb 1793)
  12. Instructions to the commanders of all ships of war that have or may have letters of Marque against France ... (18 Aug 1794)
  13. Instructions for the commanders of such merchant ships or vessels who shall have letters of marque and reprisals for private men of war against the ships, goods and subjects of the United Provinces (10 October, 1795)
  14. Instructions for the commanders of such merchant ships or vessels who shall have letters of marque and reprisals for private men of war against the ships, goods and subjects of the Batavian Republic (20 Jun 1803 )
  15. Instructions for the commanders of such merchant ships or vessels who shall have letters of marque and reprisals for private men of war against the ships, goods and subjects of the King of Spain ... (11 Jan 1805)
  16. Additional instruction to the Commanders of Our Ships of War and Privateers that have or may have letters of marque and reprisals for private men of war against the ships, goods and subjects of the Batavian Republics (24 Jun 1803)
  17. Bond for £150 between John Le Riche (Master of the Brig the Concord; William Cock, (the ship's owner) and James Needs (master of the cutter the Beagle, in the employ of H.M. Customs for the costs of salvaging and the re-taking of the Concord, the Concord having been seized previously by the French privateer the Ambuscade
  18. Additional instruction to the Commanders of Our Ships of War and Privateers that have or may have letters of marque and reprisals for private men of war against the ships, goods and subjects of the Batavian Republics (13 Aug 1813)
  19. Instruction to the Commanders of Our Ships of War and Privateers that have or may have letters of marque and reprisals for private men of war against the ships, goods and subjects of the Batavian Republics and against contries styling themselves the Ligurian and Italian Republics (4 Sep 1803)
  20. Instruction to our Commanders of our ships of war and privateers (1 Feb 1805)
  21. Instruction to the Commanders of ships having letters of marque against France, Holland, the Ligurian and Italian Republics or the KIng of Spain (23 Feb 1805)
  22. Instruction to our courts of Admiralty and to the Commanders of our ships of War and Privateers (29 Jun 1805)
  23. Instruction to our Courts of Admiralty and to the Commanders of our ships of war and privateers (17 Aug 1805)
  24. Additional instruction to the Commanders of all our ships of War and privateers that have or may have letter sof margque against France or the subjects of the United Provinces (1 Jun 1796)
  25. Bills of lading.