This collection contains the letters of
British admiral Richard Howe (1726-1799) to Admiral Sir Roger Curtis regarding British Navy administration and fleet operations,
chiefly in the English Channel. Material dates from 1776 to 1799.
Richard Howe (1726-1799), 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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