Smith, W. Sidney (William Sidney), Sir, 1764-1840

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British admiral.

From the description of Papers, 1794-1862. (Rice University). WorldCat record id: 122600753

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to C.R. Broughton, 1812 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663289

From the description of Sir W. Sidney Smith papers, 1794-1862. (Rice University). WorldCat record id: 28499318

Sir William Sidney Smith, British admiral. He entered the navy in 1777, and was present at the action of Cape St.Vincent in 1780 and Dominica in 1782. He distinguished himself in the naval operations during the wars of First and Second Anti-French Coalition, his most famous exploit being the defense of St. Jean d'Acre in 1799. From 1803 to 1807 he was assigned to duty in the northern Mediterranean. He resigned in 1814, after a year at the South American station and a final tour in Mediterranean.

From the description of Papers of Sir William Sidney Smith, ca. 1745-1838. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122545629

Epithet: Vice-Admiral

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001304.0x000092

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referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Beaches-Monterey County clippings 1950-2006. Monterey Public Library
referencedIn Robert Owen Collection, 1805-1858 National Co-operative Archive
creatorOf Porter, Jane, 1776-1850. Autograph letter signed : Esher, to Sir Sidney Smith, 1827 Jan. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Horatio Nelson correspondence with Lady Emma Hamilton and others, 1760-1869. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Smith, Sydney, 1771-1845. Autograph letter signed : [Paris], to Admiral Sir Sidney Smith, [no year]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Vol. I (ff. 358). 9 Oct. 1784-25 Dec. 1806.includes:f. 1 Jean Pasley, wife of Charles Pasley, merchant: Letter to her husband: 1784.ff. 3, 106, 113, 138, 155 Magdalen Dirom, wife of Lieutenant -General Alexander Dirom: Correspondence with Sir C. ... British Library
referencedIn George Keith Elphinstone, Viscount Keith manuscript material : 4 items, 1799-1813 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Papers, 1693-1917 (inclusive), 1762-1917 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Porter, Jane, 1776-1850. Diary of Jane Porter [manuscript], 1801-1803. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Elphinstone, George Keith, 1746-1823. George Keith Elphinstone, Viscount Keith manuscript material : 4 items, 1799-1813 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Paterson, Charles William, 1756-1841. Papers of Charles William Paterson, 1777-1858 (bulk 1793-1798). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Smith, W. Sidney (William Sidney), Sir, 1764-1840. Papers of Sir William Sidney Smith, ca. 1745-1838. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Smith, W. Sidney (William Sidney), Sir, 1764-1840. Sir W. Sidney Smith papers, 1794-1862. Rice University, Fondren Library
referencedIn George Henry Glasse correspondence, 1757-1808 (inclusive), 1778-1808 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Smith, William S. Painting of Caribou as it appeared in the year 1904. Boulder Public Library
referencedIn Horatio Nelson correspondence with Lady Emma Hamilton and others, 1760-1869. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Smith, W. Sidney (William Sidney), Sir, 1764-1840. Carte de l'Egypte / W. Sidney Smith. Library of Congress
referencedIn Fleming, Sampson. Sampson Fleming letter book, 1782-1790. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf National League of Voters. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1931. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn DRAFTS OF LETTERS from Lord Wellesley to various persons, viz. Rajah Ambajee Row ; the Secret Committee of the Court of Directors ; Lord H. W. Stuart; Sir W. Sidney Smith; Col. Palmer; Major Genl. Baird ; Lt. Col. Beresford; Harford Jones, Resident a... British Library
creatorOf Smith, William Sidney, Sir, 1764-1840. Autograph letter signed : Ustica, to Sir John Stewart, 1806 May 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Jarvis, Sarah McCurdy Hart, 1787-1863,. Autograph collection, 1833-1889. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Smith, William S. [Personal papers of William S. Smith] University of Kansas Archives / MSS / Rare Books, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
referencedIn Gardner, John Dunn, 1811-1903. [Journals and notebooks], 1833-1871. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Smith, W. Sidney (William Sidney), Sir, 1764-1840. Papers, 1794-1862. Rice University, Fondren Library
creatorOf Scoresby, William, 1789-1857. Letter, 1824 May 18, London, to Admiral William Sydney Smith. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Fellowes, William Dorset, d. 1828. Biographical notes on Sir Sidney Smith, 1846. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Norwich Market. Proprietors. Certificate, 1826. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Smith, William Sidney, Sir, 1764-1840. Autograph letter signed : [London], to C.R. Broughton, 1812 Jan. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Stanhope, Hester Lucy, Lady, 1776-1839. Lady Hester Stanhope letters and portrait, 1808-1839. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Vol. III. Contains Tunis Papers (ff. 1-50) and Tripoli Papers (ff. 51-250). ff. 249, 250 comprise two letters dated 1822.Barbary: Papers of Sir W. A'Court as Envoy to the States of: 1813-1814.includes:f. 1 Tunis, Beys of. Hamudah: Additional articl..., 1822 British Library
creatorOf Smith, W. Sidney (William Sidney), Sir, 1764-1840,. Autograph letter initialed from William Sidney Smith to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1834 March 14 Friday. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn A VOLUME Of maps and plans of Greece and the Archipelago, viz. Teatro della Guerra di Monte Negro, 1769;-Coast of Macedonia and Rumelia;-Southern part of Rumelia;-Achaia vetus et Nova;-Greece (three maps) ;-Golfe de la Previsa ;-Thermopyles (three ma..., 1769-1784 British Library
creatorOf Barker, John, 1771-1849. Autograph letter signed : Aleppo, to Admiral Sir Sidney Smith, 1814 Aug. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Porter, Jane, 1776-1850. Papers of Jane Porter, 1760-1850. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Smith, W. Sidney (William Sidney), Sir, 1764-1840. W. Sidney Smith letters received, 1798-1824. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn LETTERs and Papers of intelligence sent to Lord Wellesley from Constantinople and Egypt, by Sir W. Sidney Smith, Spencer Smith, J. P. Morier, Alex. Straton, Will. Drummond, and Major E. Missett, Nov. 1798-Dec. 1804. [13,791.]Sir W. Sidney Smith: Lett... British Library
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associatedWith Ball, Alexander John, Sir, 1757-1809. person
associatedWith Barker, John, 1771-1849. person
associatedWith Broughton, C. R., person
associatedWith Elphinstone, George Keith, 1746-1823. person
associatedWith Fellowes, William Dorset, d. 1828. person
associatedWith Fleming, Sampson. person
associatedWith Foot, Isaac, 1880-1960. person
associatedWith Fortune (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Gardner, John Dunn, 1811-1903. person
correspondedWith Glasse, George Henry, 1761-1809 person
associatedWith Grant, Robert, Sir, 1779-1838. person
associatedWith Great Britain. Royal Navy corporateBody
associatedWith Hach, Johann Friedrich, 1769-1851. person
associatedWith Jarvis, Sarah McCurdy Hart, 1787-1863, person
associatedWith Liston, Robert, Sir, 1742-1836 person
associatedWith Monterey Public Library. California History Room. corporateBody
associatedWith National League of Voters. corporateBody
associatedWith Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805 person
associatedWith Northrop, Rose, person
associatedWith Norwich Market. Proprietors. corporateBody
associatedWith Owen, Robert., 1777-1858 person
associatedWith Paterson, Charles William, 1756-1841. person
associatedWith Porter, Jane, 1776-1850. person
associatedWith Scoresby, William, 1789-1857. person
associatedWith Sheridan family. family
associatedWith Smith family. family
associatedWith Smith family. family
associatedWith Smith, John Spencer, 1769-1845. person
associatedWith Smith, Sydney, 1771-1845. person
associatedWith Stanhope, Hester Lucy, Lady, 1776-1839. person
associatedWith Thaon de Revel, Ignazio, Comte de Sant'Andrea e di Pralungo, 1760-1835. person
associatedWith Theseus (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Tigre (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Nile River Delta (Egypt)
Acre (Israel)
Great Britain
Corfu, the Ionian Islands
Caribou (Colo.)
Naples, Italy
Acre (Israel)
Rumelia, Province of, South Eastern Europe
Great Britain
Cayenne (French Guiana)
Rhode Island, North America
Egypt
Crete, Greece
Eleusis, Attica
Greece, Europe
Thermopylæ, Greece
Great Britain
Turkey
Istanbul (Turkey)
Prevesa, Albania
Turkey
India, Asia
Olympia, the Morea
Africa, North
Château Rouge, France
Macedonia, Europe
Barbary, North Africa
Macronisi Island, Greece
Palestine
Palestine
Acre (Israel)
Nemæa, Greece
Istanbul (Turkey)
India, Asia
Monte Negro, Province of, Europe
Subject
Diplomatic and consular service, British
Second Coalition, War of the, 1798-1801--Naval operations--Sources
First Coalition, War of the, 1792-1797--Naval operations--Sources
Manuscript maps--To 1800
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815--Naval operations--Sources
Ships
Ambassadors
Occupation
Admirals--Great Britain
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Birth 1764-06-22

Death 1840-05-26

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English

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