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.
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)
408 pieces in 6 boxes.
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