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...A long, informative letter to Sir Joseph Banks offering her expertise on Bedouin lifestyle gained from her notorious expedition into the desert with a tribe of Bedouin Arabs in January 1813, and detailing her experiences on this trip....
...One document: a list of four ships in the 'American Squadron' in the Mediterranean, 1836-1837....
...A letter documenting the initial stages of Lady Hester Stanhope's well-chronicled sojourn east, while her plans were yet in their infancy, it relates her motives for departure, offering a programmatic rationale for her eventual residence...
...This letter announces the appointment of Sir Thomas Roe as ambassador and the recall of Sir John Eyre naming the bearer of the letter, John Chapman, as the 'Caya' (representative) of James I, King of England, until Roe's arrival, also...
...Manuscript folio notebook with 'Secret Letters and Orders' on the front wrapper and 'Secret Letter Book Admiral Hon. Sir Robert Stopford, Commander-in-Chief on the Mediterranean Station, 1837-1838'. Consisting of 67 pages in a neat...
...The work is dedicated to Admiral Robert Stopford, under whose command Hunter saw action in the Anglo-Egyptian War in Syria in 1840. It includes accounts of the taking of Gebail, Tripoli and Tyre, the storming of Sidon, the battle...
...Contains only two documents: a list of details of the Ottoman Navy, by Sir Adolphous Slade, dated 15 August 1835 and a list of the Austrian Naval Force in the Mediterranean, 1835-36....
...Two pamphlets relating to the Turks. The first purports to be a letter from George Fox (1624-91), founder of the Society of Friends or Quakers, to Mehmed IV, Sultan of the Turks, and the King of Algiers, inviting them to abandon slavery...
...Letter from Captain Fanshawe to John Loudon at the Royal Hospital, Greenwich, dated 26 February 1842....
...Only three documents for this year: 'Letter from the Treasury to the Admiralty, dated 20 May 1844'; 'Copy of Treasury minutes, dated 17 May 1844'; 'Details of the Royal Navy "Prize money" - the distribution of "rewards" allocated...