Miscellaneous military papers of Thomas Graham. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.15197
Level of Description
File

Dates

  • 1794-1843. (Creation)

Extents

  • 72 Leaves (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows: (i) An ink and wash sketch map probably showing positions of Austrian and French forces in the Isonzo valley of North Italy near Gorlzia during the Austrian retreat from Napoleon's Armée d'Italie in the spring of 1797 (folio 1); (ii) An ink sketch, undated, but circa 1798, of the coastal area behind Aboukir [Abu Qîr] Bay near Alexandria, Egypt, (folio 2); (ill) Extract of a letter, 7 Mar, 1811, of Captain William Milne, at Isla de Leon, near Cadiz describing the battle of Barrosa (folio 3); (iv) A pencil drawing of the French imperial eagle standard captured by the 87th Regiment at Barrosa, 5 March 1811 (folio 5); (v) A manuscript of a French printed book by Charles Zammit and F Bennoist entitled “Considerations sur les causes qui ont donné a la Republique française la possession de l‘île de Malte”; probably copied for Graham as commander of the forces blockading Malta, 1799-1800 (folio 6); (vi) 'Account of cash paid by Messrs. Cox & Greenwood on Colonel Graham's general recruiting account of the 90th Regt. of Foot', 10 February-24 December 1794 (folio 49); (vii) ‘General state' of the 90th Regiment recruiting parties in England, undated, but 1794 (folio 62); (viii) Estimates, 10 July ?1811, by Major Green, of the strengths of French and Spanish forces in Catalonia (folio 63); (ix) The 'Monthly return', December 1843, on a printed Army form, of the service companies of the 1st (Royal) Regiment of Foot at Gibraltar (folio 64); (x) Lists of officers, chiefly of the 24th and 67th Regiments 'to whom Lord L[ynedoch] sent or left his cards Jany. 1843' (folio 67); (xl) Calling card of Admiral Sir David Milne, probably December 1843 (folio 71); (xii) 'Field state' of the forces at Devonport, 18 January 1843 (folio 72).

    The original of the manuscript in section (v) is in the British Library F.53*(8).

  • Bibliography

    Zammit, Charles, and Bennoist, F. “Considerations sur les causes qui ont donné a la Republique française la possession de l‘île de Malte” (Paris, 1798).

  • Arrangement

    72 folios.

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