Letter from Sir Charles Oakeley to Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville, 19 Jan. 1792, enclosing an accou...

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Letter from Sir Charles Oakeley to Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville, 19 Jan. 1792, enclosing an account entitled 'Narrative of the loss of HM Frigate Pandora' which was sent to him from Batavia

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Safe 1/30

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Yold6rQ9

Letter from Sir Charles Oakeley to Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville, 19 Jan. 1792, enclosing an account entitled 'Narrative of the loss of HM Frigate Pandora' which was sent to him from Batavia

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Letter from Sir Charles Oakeley to Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville, 19 Jan. 1792, enclosing an account entitled 'Narrative of the loss of HM Frigate Pandora' which was sent to him from Batavia

Full title

Letter from Sir Charles Oakeley to Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville, 19 Jan. 1792, enclosing an account entitled 'Narrative of the loss of HM Frigate Pandora' which was sent to him from Batavia

Date

1792

Call Numbers

Safe 1/30

Record Identifier

Yold6rQ9
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Fonds

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Issue Copy

Microfilm : CY 3093, frames 1-17 (Safe 1/30).

Microfilm : Another microfilm copy is at CY 607.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Autograph letter signed by Charles Oakeley, Madras, 19 Jan. 1792, advising Henry Dundas that he is enclosing in haste a 'rough and incorrect' copy of a narrative received from Batavia which may be the first news of the Pandora'a fate to reach Dundas. The enclosed 8 page narrative relates how the Pandora, commanded by Captain Edward Edwards, left E...

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Full title

Letter from Sir Charles Oakeley to Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville, 19 Jan. 1792, enclosing an account entitled 'Narrative of the loss of HM Frigate Pandora' which was sent to him from Batavia

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NOTES

General note

Microfilm copy (CY 3093) made August 1994.

Digital order no:Album ID : 823742

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Acquired from Francis Edwards, Ltd, Booksellers, in 1928. Item 505 in Catalogue 184.

Administrative / Biographical history

Sir Charles Oakeley (1751-1826), an official of the East India Company, was Governor of Madras from 1790 to 1795. Henry Dundas (later created Viscount Melville) was Home Secretary from 1791 to 1794.

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Call Numbers

Safe 1/30

Record Identifier

Yold6rQ9

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447204

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