Abercromby, Ralph, Sir, 1734-1801

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1734-10-07
Death 1801-03-28
Bretons

Biographical notes:

Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in the West Indies.

From the description of Sir Ralph Abercromby warrant, 1797 June 9 Barbados, West Indies, to Captain Charles W. Doyle, 87th Regiment. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 173203726

Abercromby was born at Menstry near Tullibody, Scotland, and after beginning a career in law enlisted in the armed forces. Abercromby quickly moved up in the ranks from lieutenant in 1760 to Commander-in-Chief in the West Indies in 1795.

From the description of Accounts of British Commander, French West Indies, Reports, 1793-1796. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 727944286

English general.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Marquain, Dublin, etc., to Sir James Murray Pulteney, 1794 June 3-[1797] Dec. 16. (Morgan Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 82879141

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to his brother [Sir Robert Abercromby], 1799 Mar. 24. (Morgan Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 83063181

From the description of Letter signed : London, to Sir James Murray-Pulteney, 1800 May 10. (Morgan Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 82654471

Loading...

Loading Relationships

Information

Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6d22tx1
Ark ID:
w6d22tx1
SNAC ID:
1306542

Subjects:

  • Anglo--French War, 1793-1802
  • Military campaigns--History--Sources
  • Courts-martial and courts of inquiry
  • East Indies--Colonization

Occupations:

not available for this record

Places:

  • West Indies, French (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • West Indies (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • Barbados (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • West Indies (as recorded)
  • West Indies, British (as recorded)