Collection: Autograph letters signed collection, ca. 1603-ca. 1972 >> Copy letter from Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville to Thomas Picton,...
Copy letter from Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville to Thomas Picton, giving orders for the defence of the island of Trinidad in anticipation of a Spanish attempt to recover possession, and granting permission to Picton to draw funds from His Majesty's Treasury,
1798 Aug 22.
|Main Creator:||Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, 1742-1811|
Includes second copy letter from Picton to "The Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury" informing them that he has drawn £2000 for the puchase of a ship for the defence of Trinidad, dated 1799 Sept. 30.
Physical description: 1 item (3 pages).
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|MS 49,491/2/685XXL||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|
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