Memoranda to British Ship Captains from the Admiralty
This collection consists of pages from a 38-page handwritten logbook containing dozens of general memos signed by proxy for various Royal Navy officers during the time period 1807-1809.
This logbook was written during the Napoleonic Wars, 1799-1815, when Britain was at war with France. Britain was engaged in both land and naval warfare throughout Europe.
The original materials are held by the Woodson Research Center in Fondren Library. Search the finding aid/inventory for the Memoranda to British Ship Captains from the Admiralty, MS 204.