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Richard Howe correspondence,: Finding Aid
mssHO1-HO 408  
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Description
The Richard Howe correspondence collection contains Howe's letters to Admiral Sir Roger Curtis regarding British Navy administration and fleet operations, chiefly in the Channel. Material dates from 1776 to 1799.
Background
Richard Howe, British admiral; commander of the North American fleet (1776-1778); commander of the Channel fleet (1782), First Lord of Admiralty (1783-1788); created Earl Howe (1788); Commander-in-Chief of the Channel Fleet (1793-1799)
Extent
408 pieces in 6 boxes.
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