Letters written by Sir Samuel Hood: 1781-2-3, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Letters written by Sir Samuel Hood

1781-2-3, 1st Edition

By David Hannay

Routledge

222 pages

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Description

These letters were written by the then Rear-Admiral Sir Samuel Hood in 1781-1783; some are his official reports to the Admiralty, others private letters, chiefly to his friend George Jackson, Second Secretary of the Admiralty, in which he freely gives his low opinion of his successive senior officers, Graves and Rodney. There is also some semi-official correspondence between Hood and Rodney, and extensive extracts from Hood’s official journal.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Letters by date and correspondents. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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HISTORY / General
HIS027150
HISTORY / Military / Naval
HIS037050
HISTORY / Modern / 18th Century