Catalogue description War Office: Lieutenant General Sir Harry G W Smith, Adjutant General in India and Governor of Cape Colony: Papers

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Title: War Office: Lieutenant General Sir Harry G W Smith, Adjutant General in India and Governor of Cape Colony: Papers
Description:

Papers of Lieutenant General Sir Harry G W Smith, who served on the Montevideo Expedition, 1806 to 1807, the Peninsula, 1808 to 1814, America, 1814 to 1815, at Waterloo, 1815, in Jamaica, 1826 to 1828, Cape Colony, 1828 to 1840 and again, as Governor, 1847 to 1852, and as Adjutant General in India, 1840 to 1847. The papers include a diary of the Montevideo Expedition and official and private correspondence mostly from his periods of service in India and Cape Colony.

Date: 1805-1851
Related material:

The MS of Sir Harry G W Smith's autobiography is in the University Library, Cambridge.

Separated material:

A list of the African Papers extracted from the series and presented in 1947 to Rhodes University College, Grahamstown is available in the Search Department.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Sir Harry George Wakelyn Smith, 1st Baronet, 1787-1860

Physical description: 3 volume(s)
Custodial history: These volumes of official, semi-official and private correspondence in India and Cape Colony of Sir Harry Smith, Governor of the Cape, were presented to the War Office in August 1941 by his great nieces, the Misses Moore-Smith.

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