Burney, James, 1750-1821

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1750-06-13
Death 1821-11-17

Biographical notes:

James Burney was second Lieutenant with the Adventure, which accompanied the Resolution during Cook's second voyage, 1772-1775. He took command of the Discovery following Cook's death on the third voyage. He became a well known naval writer and had achieved the rank of Rear-Admiral before his death in 1821.

From the description of Journal [manuscript]. 1772-1773. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225826104

James Burney was second Lieutenant with the Adventure, which accompanied the Resolution during Cook's second voyage, 1772-1775. He took command of the Discovery following Cook's death on the third voyage. He became a well known naval writer and had achieved the rank of Rear-Admiral before his death in 1821. He was a friend of Cook and Charles Lamb.

From the description of Journal [microform]. 1772-1773. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225825939

British naval officer and author.

From the description of James Burney correspondence, 1808. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452371

Brother of Mme. D'Arblay.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to his father, 1781 July 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270528512

From the description of Autograph copy of an autograph letter signed : to John Pond, 1817 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270512102

From the description of Autograph copy of a letter : to Lord Shuldham, 1781 Jun. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270512067

From the description of Autograph copy of an autograph letter signed : to Wm. Hazlitt, 1815 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270512091

From the description of Autograph letter (unfinished) : to his father?, 1783 May 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531660

From the description of Autograph copy of a letter : to Earl Spencer, 1797 Jun. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270512076

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Subjects:

  • Voyages around the world
  • Sailors--Diaries
  • Voyages to the Pacific coast

Occupations:

  • Naval officers, British
  • Authors
  • Sailors

Places:

  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Oceania (as recorded)
  • Alaska (as recorded)
  • Oceania (as recorded)
  • Oceania (as recorded)
  • Northwest, Canadian (as recorded)