Young, William, Sir, 1749-1815
- Existence: 1749 - 1815
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Call Number: OSB MSS 133
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, letterbooks, order books, signal logs, and related naval and Admiralty papers that document aspects of Sir John Orde's naval career, primarily during the Napoleonic Wars. The collection provides substantial information related to Orde's bitter disputes with Admiral of the Fleet John Jervis, Lord St. Vincent; his rivalry with Horatio Nelson; and his professional frustration with the workings of the Admiralty Board and its bureaucracy. The collection also...
Dates: 1789-1878, bulk 1798-1805