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Copies Of Volumes And Documents - Transcripts

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0064 TRN
Held at: National Maritime Museum
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Full title: Copies Of Volumes And Documents - Transcripts
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Copies of Volumes and Documents - Transcripts


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These include transcripts of documents dating from the sixteenth century: the earliest is a description of Drake's preparations for his expedition in 1585. There are also transcripts of official letters, 1718 to 1720 to Admiral Sir George Byng, 1st Viscount Torrington (1663-1733), when he was in command of the British fleet in the Mediterranean; a copy of a letter describing the sinking of the GREAT BRITAIN in the St Lawrence River, 1842; and transcripts of letters from the Duke of Windsor and Prince Albert (later King George VI) to Admiral Sir Campbell Tait (1886-1946), 1913 to 1919.

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Detailed catalogue online at the: National Maritime Museum website .

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Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

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