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Portugal. Europe. Nation. Longitude: -8.0000. Latitude: 39.5000.

Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

18 letters of and to Andrew James Cochrane Johnstone.

Identifier: Acc.8967
Scope and Contents

Concerning his business affairs in Spain and Portugal.

Dates: 1808-1833.

Journal of Sir Alexander Bannerman of Elsick, of tours in Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, The Levant, Turkey and in Europe, with descriptions of yachting and sporting visits to Scotland.

Identifier: Acc.13494
Scope and Contents The journal includes an eye-witness account of Napoleon III`s arrival in Paris in 1852. In 1853, Bannerman records visits to the Pyramids and Jerusalem and gives a detailed account of a Bull Fight in Cadiz in 1853. In 1861, Bannerman records visits to Constantinople, Athens and Malta.The accounts of foreign tours are interspersed with descriptions of several yachting expeditions, mostly starting from Cowes, to Ireland and Scotland but also to Europe. In 1854-1856,...
Dates: 1852-1867

Manuscript of the title-page, dedication and preface for the "History of the Peninsular War" by Robert Southey., 1822.

Identifier: MS.42556
Scope and Contents

The manuscript has the following arrangement :

folio 1 : title page;

folio 2 : dedication to "The King", George IV;

folio 3 : preface.

The date of the manuscript has been taken from the preface which was dated by Southey, "Keswick 22 July 1822".

Dates: 1822.

Memoirs of Captain James Stirling, 42nd Royal Highlanders, of campaigns on the Peninsula., 1812-1813.

Identifier: MSS.23630-23631
Scope and Contents

The memoirs record James Stirling`s involvement in the Peninsular War campaign in Spain from 1 April 1812 to 11 November 1813. Included are descriptions of the towns and villages visited during the campaign, and details of British army troop movements.

Also included at the back of both volumes are lists of the places visited and cumulative totals of the distances travelled by the army during its deployment.

Dates: 1812-1813.

`Memoirs, of [Captain James Stirling, 42nd Royal Highlanders, of] campaigns on the Peninsula from 1st April 1812`., 1812.

Identifier: MS.23630
Scope and Contents The volume contains an account of the Battle of Salamanca, 22 July 1812, and a detailed description of 42nd Royal Highlanders stationing in Valladolid.Contained at the start of the memoirs is a map of Spain and Portugal highlighting geographical regions, and an engraving of the Duke of Wellington.There are four pages of sketches contained in the volume depicting the native Spaniards and their dress. Included at the back of the volume is a list of the...
Dates: 1812.

`Memoirs of [Captain James Stirling, 42nd Royal Highlanders, of the] campaigns of 1808 in Spain under Lieut General Sir John Moore, and of 1809, in the Islands of Zealand. Holland.`, 1808-1811.

Identifier: MS.23629
Scope and Contents James Stirling served during the 1808 Spanish campaign under the command of Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore, culminating in the battle of Coruña, 1809. The memoirs start on 12 August 1808 and end on 23 January 1811 when the army returns to Spithead, England.The memoirs also contain an account of Stirling`s deployment to the Islands of Zeeland, Netherlands, during the Walcheren campaign which begins in June 1809 and ends in 1810 when the 42nd Royal Highlanders were brought home...
Dates: 1808-1811.