Catalogue description Various papers: Petition from mutineers (1797); Draft orders to a flag officer [possibly...

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Details of ADM 1/5121/22
Reference: ADM 1/5121/22

Various papers:

  • Petition from mutineers (1797);
  • Draft orders to a flag officer [possibly Sir Charles Thompson] (undated [c 1798]);
  • Part draft orders to a flag officer [possibly Lord Bridport] (undated [c 1799]);
  • Draft orders to Rear-Admiral Dacres, C-in-C Plymouth (undated [c 1801]);
  • Proposed peace establishment of the Navy, based on that of 1792 (1801);
  • Captain J Colnett to Earl St Vincent, proposing a method of attacking Spanish settlements in South America via New South Wales (1801);
  • John Larking, reporting timber purchased in the Netherlands (1802);
  • Legal opinion on a warrant officer's widow's petition to be exempted from the poor rates (1802);
  • Chatham Chest, concerning a claim unsupported by a smart ticket (1802);
  • Articles of Agreement between the Crown and Robert Fulton, who undertakes to reveal the secret of his submarine boat (1804);
  • Original commission of Lieutenant L Smith to command the Mary tender (1805);
  • Colonel J Sontag, proposing means of attacking Heligoland (1807);
  • Hudson's Bay Company requesting convoy (1807).

Date: 1797-1807
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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