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Dalrymple, Alexander, (1737-1808), hydrographer to the Navy

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Surname: Dalrymple
Forenames: Alexander
Gender: Male
Date: 1737-1808
History: Hydrographer
Biography: ODNB link for Dalrymple, Alexander (1737-1808) Hydrographer to the Navy
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P276088 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P160370 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Alexander Dalrymple
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1641-2012: Admiralty: Hydrographic Department: Original Surveys
The National Archives, Kew
geographical collections
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1699-1740: extracts of voyages
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1760-77: corresp rel to India
British Library: Asian and African Studies
literary papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
1753-94: family corresp and memoirs
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 17690 Dalrymple

See NRA(S)0909
letters (15) to Sir Francis Beaufort
Huntington Library
See Guide 1982
1762-98: memoirs and corresp with Henry Dundas
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
1798-1808: corresp with Henry Dundas
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10188 Dundas