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Collection Level Description: Correspondence between Sir George Nugent and Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.W.Ind.s.11
Title: Correspondence between Sir George Nugent and Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth
Dates of Creation: 1801-1805
Extent: 1 volume
Name of Creator: George Nugent, John Thomas Duckworth

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir George Nugent [formerly Fennings] (1757-1849), army officer. Served as Lieutenant-Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Jamaica (1801-1806).

Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth (1748-1817), naval officer. He assumed the chief command at Jamaica and was later appointed Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Newfoundland (1810-1812).

Scope and Content

Letters from Nugent, whilst Lieutenant-Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Jamaica, with a few copies of replies from Duckworth.

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Listed as no. 606 in Manuscript Collections (excluding Africana) in Rhodes House Library, Oxford, compiled by Louis B. Frewer (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1970).

Publication Note

Listed in Private Papers of British Colonial Governors, 1782-1900, by The Historical Manuscripts Commission (1986).

Access Points

Nugent | George | 1757-1849 | Sir | 1st Baronet Field Marshal

Duckworth | John Thomas | 1748-1817 | Sir | 1st Baronet Admiral

Governors | Jamaica

Great Britain | Colonies | Jamaica

Jamaica | Officials and employees

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17 January 2012