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Collection Level Description: Log-books of HMS Leopard

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. c. 247-8
Title: Log-books of HMS Leopard
Dates of Creation: 1724-8
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Scope and Content

Log-books of HMS Leopard, from Sheerness to the West Indies, January 1724-June 1725, and between various ports in the West Indies, October 1726-June 1728.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The log-books were bought from Hodgson's in 1938.

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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. 39875-6.

Access Points


HMS Leopard | 4th Rate | 1721-1739

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