Private Papers of George, Second Earl Spencer: 1794-1801, Vol. II, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Private Papers of George, Second Earl Spencer

1794-1801, Vol. II, 1st Edition

By Julian S. Corbett

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532 pages

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Spencer was First Lord of the Admiralty 1794-1801, virtually throughout the wars against Revolutionary France, and his correspondence with officers and politicians is of central importance to the naval history of the times.

These volumes continue Spencer’s correspondence up to 1801 when he left office with the fall of Pitt’s ministry. This includes St Vincent and his officers, the Mediterranean and Indian waters.

Table of Contents

PART I. MEDITERRANEAN PAPERS—FROM THE COMMENCEMENT OF SIR JOHN JERVIS'S COMMAND TO THE BATTLE OF ST. VINCENT

PART II. PAPERS RELATING TO THE MUTINIES AT SPITHEAD AND THE NORE

PART III. NORTH SEA PAPERS—ADMIRAL DUNCAN AND THE BATTLE OF CAMPERDOWN

PART IV. GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE—MARCH 1797 TO MAY 1798

PART V. INVASION PAPERS AND THE OSTEND EXPEDITION, 1797-8

PART VI. MEDITERRANEAN PAPERS—FROM THE BATTLE OF ST. VINCENT TO THE END OF 1797

PART VII. MEDITERRANEAN PAPERS, 1798—THE REOCCUPATION, WITH THE BATTLE OF THE NILE AND THE CAPTURE OF MINORCA

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