Hall, Basil, 1788-1844

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1788-12-31
Death 1844-09-11
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Scottish naval officer and author.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (47) : London, Portsmouth, etc., primarily to his publisher, Edward Moxon, 1830 Feb. 8-1842 July 26 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270507502

Basil Hall, British naval officer and author best known for his Fragments of Voyages and Travels.

From the description of Basil Hall manuscript material : 9 items, 1829-1830 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 302123365

British naval officer and author.

From the description of Letter : Edinburgh, to Mr. Ackermann, publisher, London, 1824 Nov. 14. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28985695

Naval officer and author.

From the description of Autograph memorandum signed, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270507775

Basil Hall was a British naval captain in the Royal Navy, 1802-1823, and author of several travel books, including Travels in North America in the years 1827 and 1828 (Edinburgh: Cadell & Co., 1829). After leaving the navy he engaged in private travel and literary and scientific pursuits at home.

From the description of Basil Hall letter, St. Louis, Missouri, to My dear Sir, 1828 May 23. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38926951

British naval officer, explorer, and author. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, 31 Dec. 1788. Served in the British navy 1802-1823; commanded vessels on scientific expeditions and explorations. After his navel service, he traveled in the United States, and published his 3-vol. Travels in North America in 1829.

From the description of Basil Hall letter: Edinburgh, to My Dear Sir, 1829 July 11. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 76158951

English naval officer and author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to an unidentified correspondent, [1831] September. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270501834

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Jerusalem, to William Stirling, 1842 May 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270501402

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, addressed to an unidentified correspondent, his former teacher of French, 1826 Mar. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270501963

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to the same unidentified correspondent as in Mar. 10 1826, [1828 Jan. 24 and undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270507235

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Subjects:

  • Navies--Officers--Correspondence
  • Compass
  • Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character)--Manuscripts
  • Authors, Scottish
  • Authors, English--19th century--Correspondence

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Places:

  • Portsmouth (England) (as recorded)
  • Portsmouth (England) (as recorded)