Baird, David, Sir, active 1780-1809, 1st Baronet, General

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Title: 1st Baronet

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creatorOf Vol. XVII (ff. 186+9*). 1806-Jan. 1809.John Francis Cradock, 1st Baron Howden; afterwards Caradoc: Letters, etc., to Sir J. W. Gordon: 1806-1833.includes:ff. 7-8 Lord William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, KCB, Governor-General of India: Correspondence ... British Library
creatorOf SUPPLEMENTARY MOORE PAPERS. Vol. VI (ff. 302). General correspondence of Sir John Moore, including an intercepted letter from General Berthier to Marshal Soult; 1808-1809.Peninsular War: Spain, General: Correspondence and papers rel. to the Peninsula..., 1808-1809 British Library
creatorOf WILLOUGHBY GORDON PAPERS. Vol. XVI (ff. 212). Letters, etc., of Lt.-Gen. Sir James Leith; 1808. The map accompanying f. 12 is now 49517 H.Lieutenant-General Sir James Leith, GCB: Letters, etc., to Sir J. W. Gordon: 1808.Francis Dighton, of Commander-..., 1808 British Library
referencedIn John Budgen papers., 1798-1802 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CLXXXVI, July 1811 – 1814. Also contains:-(a) several drafts (in the handwriting of Lord Aberdeen) of the inscription on the monument to Sir Alexander erected by his family on the battlefield (cf. Inscriptions gravés sur les monuments érigés à W... British Library
creatorOf SUPPLEMENTARY MOORE PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 200). Correspondence with Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry 1821, chiefly as Secretary for War and the Colonies; 1808. Includes a number of enclosures, mostly despatches to other..., 1808 British Library
creatorOf WILLOUGHBY GORDON PAPERS. Vol. XLVII A. Sketch plan of the Battle of Corunna, 16 Jan. 1809. No cartographer, scale or orientation given. Outline colour. Shows disposition of British and French forces. Enclosed in a letter of Sir D. Baird, 18 Jan. 180..., 1809 British Library
creatorOf SUPPLEMENTARY MOORE PAPERS. Vol. III (ff. i+256). Letters from;– 1. ff. 1-107. Lt.-Gen. Sir David Baird; 1808. 2. ff. 108-170. Lt.-Gen. John Hope, 4th Earl of Hopetoun 1816, General 1819; 1808. 3. ff. 171-217. Charles Stuart, Baron Stuart de Rothesay..., 1808 British Library
creatorOf Vol. I (ff. 270). A -G.includes:f. 1 George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen; formerly Gordon; Prime Minister: Letter to A. Panizzi: 1856. f. 3 William Harrison Ainsworth, alias 'Cheviot Ticheburn'; novelist: Letter to A. Jones: 1840. f. 4 Ge... British Library
creatorOf WILLOUGHBY GORDON PAPERS. Vol. XII (ff. 212). 1. ff. 1-164b. Correspondence with Lt.-Gen. Sir John Moore; 1804-1808. Partly signed. 2. ff. 165-212b. Letters of Gen. Sir David Baird, 1st Bart.; 1808-1809. Mostly signed. The map accompanying f. 201 is ..., 1804-1809 British Library
creatorOf SUPPLEMENTARY JOHN MOORE PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 172). Letters from;– 1. ff. 1-43. John Hookham Frere, as Minister to the Central Junta; 1808-1809. 2. ff. 44-172. Lord William Cavendish Bentinck, Governor-General of India 1833, chiefly as member of the ..., 1808-1809 British Library
referencedIn Cromwell Massey papers., 1780-1784 British Library
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Corunna, Spain
Corunna, Spain
Spain, Europe
Waterloo, Belgium
Spain, Europe
Arcot State, India
Santander, Old Castile
Cantabria, Spain
Madrid, Spain
Spain, Europe
Basque Country, Spain
Santander, Province of, Old Castile
Santona, Asturias
Calicut, Madras
Mysore State, India
Spain, Europe
Seringapatam, Mysore


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