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Bligh, William, (1754-1817), Vice Admiral

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Surname: Bligh
Forenames: William
Gender: Male
Date: 1754-1817
History: naval officer and colonial governor
Biography: ODNB link for Bligh, William (1754-1817) Vice Admiral
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P276085 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P132733 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for William Bligh
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1801-1839: Admiralty: Hydrographic Department: Original Artwork
The National Archives, Kew
1641-2012: Admiralty: Hydrographic Department: Original Surveys
The National Archives, Kew
1789-1813: corresp and papers
State Library of New South Wales, Mitchell Library
NRA 25523 Bligh

See HMC Papers of British colonial governors 1782-1900, 1986
1787-93: log books and charts
State Library of New South Wales, Dixson Library
1791-93: log books
State Library of Queensland
See Guide to collections of MSS rel to Australia C465
1789: notebook
National Library of Australia
1789: charts and papers (copies)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1787-1810: letters (23) to Sir Joseph Banks
See information in published source
See WR Dawson, The Banks letters, 1958
1791-96: letters (40) to Francis Bond
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
1776-1811: letters to Francis Bond
National Library of Australia
See Guide to collections of MSS rel to Australia A569
1789: (copy) ms account of launch of the Bounty
British Library, Manuscript Collections