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Guide to the Diary of a British Soldier
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Description
Handwritten journals of an anonymous soldier in the British campaign in Flanders and Northern France after the French Revolution, from 1793-1795.
Background
Although the name of the solider who created these diaires is not known, it is surmised that he was an officer with the British Army in the war against France. The diaries are his private journals, containing an eye-witness account of the battles and military maneuvers in which he partcipated in between 1793-1795. The diaries do not appear to have been created in order to be shared with other people.
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Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please email sutro@library.ca.gov .
Availability
The collection is open for research. Please page materials three business days in advance of your visit by email sutro@library.ca.gov .