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Collection Level Description: Log-books of HMS Amazon

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. c. 252, d. 179-80
Title: Log-books of HMS Amazon
Dates of Creation: 1808-12
Extent: 3 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Scope and Content

Log-books of HMS Amazon off the coast of Spain and Portugal and in the Channel Squadron, 1808-12, kept by Captain William Parker.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The log-books were bought from Holland Brothers in 1939.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39882-4.

Access Points


Parker | William | fl 1808-1812 | Captain

HMS Amazon | 5th Rate | 1799-1817

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