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Record title

Letter from Peter Heywood to Capt. Jeffrey Raigersfeld, 24 Nov. 1808, and letter to Charles Rumker, 16 Sept. 1826

Call numbers

Ah 54

Record identifier

1l4dJNJ1

Letter from Peter Heywood to Capt. Jeffrey Raigersfeld, 24 Nov. 1808, and letter to Charles Rumker, 16 Sept. 1826

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Letter from Peter Heywood to Capt. Jeffrey Raigersfeld, 24 Nov. 1808, and letter to Charles Rumker, 16 Sept. 1826

Full title

Letter from Peter Heywood to Capt. Jeffrey Raigersfeld, 24 Nov. 1808, and letter to Charles Rumker, 16 Sept. 1826

Date

24 Nov. 1808; 16 Sept. 1826

Call Numbers

Ah 54

Record Identifier

1l4dJNJ1
Physical Description

Contents

1 folder - 0.01 Meters

Textual Records - (manuscript)

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Level of description

Fonds

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Issue Copy

Microfilm : CY 2809, frames 381-389 (Ah 54)

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

24 Nov. 1808; Holograph letter to Capt. Jeff Raigersfeld written from HMS Donegal, Torbay, where Heywood was serving with the Channel Fleet under Lord Gambier. He writes of mutual acquaintenances who served in the 'Vestal', mentions his sketching and refers to his sister Nessy's 'little Book' about his part in the mutiny on the Bounty. (Call No....

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Full title

Letter from Peter Heywood to Capt. Jeffrey Raigersfeld, 24 Nov. 1808, and letter to Charles Rumker, 16 Sept. 1826

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Further letters by and about Peter Heywood are included in Mary Heywood's letterbook held at MLMSS 5719 (filed at Safe 1/127 and microfilmed on reel CY 2809, frames 1-380).

Digital order no: Album ID : 824167

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Acquired from Maggs Bros., London

Administrative / Biographical history

Peter Heywood, a midshipman on HMS Bounty, stood trial at Spithead in Sept. 1792 for his part in the Bounty mutiny. Heywood's well connected family lobbied intensely for his release, particularly his sister Nessy and uncles J.M. Heywood and Commodore Thomas Pasley. Heywood rose to the rank of captain before his retirement in 1816.
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Call Numbers

Ah 54

Record Identifier

1l4dJNJ1

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Reference code

441768

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