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Letters, engraved portraits, printed biographical notes, and other papers, chiefly of generals and admirals who served under Napoleon.

Identifier: MSS.9310-9315

Scope and Contents

The letters, which were collected for their autograph interest, are chiefly on army administrative matters, but a few concern military conditions and contemporary events.


  • Creation: 1779-1884.

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Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


6 Volumes ; Folio and under.

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Custodial History

The volumes contain the book-plate of Henry Bicknell.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1964, by Mrs S S Clephan, Alnwick.

National Library of Scotland Catalogue of Manuscripts
National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division
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Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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