Macartney, George Macartney, Earl, 1737-1806
- Existence: 1737 - 1806
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 58
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes, and other papers documenting the personal life and professional career of Sir Joseph Banks, a British naturalist and explorer. Correspondence with stewards and landowners in Lincolnshire and elsewhere detail Banks' interest in agriculture and farming. Other papers relate to family estates, to Banks' scientific investigations and to his interest in the exploration of Africa and other regions. A translation of Frederic Horneman's "Travels...
Call Number: OSB MSS 85
Overview: Two letterbooks of incoming correspondence kept by Admiral Samuel Barrington during his command in the West Indies as Rear Admiral of the White. Correspondents include members of the Admiralty Board; junior officers; Admiral John Byron, who superseded Barrington as commander; officers of the French Navy, including Admirals de Bouillé and d'Estaing; government officials from various West Indian islands, including Valentine Morris of St. Vincent's and William Mathew Burt of St. Christopher; and...
Item — Box: 1, Folder: Reynolds 64
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Written from Curzon Street. Declining the invitation to Sir Joshua Reynolds' funeral.
Dates: 1792 March 2