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Wellington-Beresford collection
mssHM 21095-21158  
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Description
The collection consists mostly of dispatches from Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, to William Carr Beresford, Viscount Beresford, a general under Wellesley, giving instructions.
Background
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, commanded the allied armies of Britain, Spain, and Portugal in the Iberian Peninsula from 1809 through 1813 against the forces of Napoleon. A key general under him was William Carr Beresford, Viscount Beresford (1768-1854), who from 1809 through 1810 concentrated on reorganizing the Portuguese Army.
Extent
67 items
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please go to following web site.