Howe, Richard Howe, Earl, 1726-1799

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Richard Howe, British admiral; commander of the North American fleet (1776-1778); commander of the Channel fleet (1782), First Lord of Admiralty (1783-1788); created Earl Howe (1788); Commander-in-Chief of the Channel Fleet (1793-1799).

From the description of Correspondence of Richard Howe, 1776-1799. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122551617

Richard Howe, Earl Howe, British naval officer.

From the description of Richard Howe, Lord Howe manuscript material : 4 items, 1782 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430344637

English naval officer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Langar, to Captain Hamond, 1766 Sept. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269528757

From the description of Document signed : Admiralty [London], to the Marquis of Granby, 1764 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269550561

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Admiralty [London], to the Marquis of Buckingham, 1787 Nov. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269520340

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Grafton St., to Captain Hammond [sic], 1775 July 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269524989

From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : Admiralty [London], to Lord Sydney, 1784 Dec. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270888211

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referencedIn Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney papers, Sydney, Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount papers, 1665-1828, 1780-1788 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Choiseul correspondence, 1777-1781 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume III, Miscellany, 1756-1807. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Howe, Richard Howe, Earl, 1726-1799. Autograph letter signed : Admiralty [London], to the Marquis of Buckingham, 1787 Nov. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Richard Howe Signal and Instruction Book, Howe, Richard Signal and Instruction Book, ca. 1776 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Frederick Smyth papers, 1756-1816, 1756-1816 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Howe, Richard Howe, Earl, 1726-1799. ALS, 1776 August 11, Eagle off Staten Island [to] Lord George Germain. Independence Seaport Museum
referencedIn William L. Clements Library. Henry Strachey papers, 1768-1802. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume VI, miscellany, 1774-1807. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Barrington, Samuel, 1729-1800. Samuel Barrington letterbooks, 1778-1779. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of Shelburne papers, Shelburne, William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of, papers, 1665-1885 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume V, Miscellany, 1764-1792. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Howe, Richard Howe, Earl, 1726-1799. ALS 1790 March 15, Grafton Street [to] J. Forrest, Esq. Independence Seaport Museum
referencedIn Henry Clinton papers, Clinton, Henry papers, 1736-1850 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Yorke, Joseph Sydney, Sir, 1768-1831. Letters from Newfoundland &c in 1786, 1786-1789. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of Shelburne papers, 1665-1885. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume III, Miscellany, 1756-1807. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834. Marquis de Lafayette correspondence, 1777-1781. South Carolina Historical Society
referencedIn Miscellaneous Benjamin Franklin Collections, 1710-1822 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Memoirs of the life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, extra-illustrated. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Wythe, George, 1726-1806. Letter to John Page, 1776 October 7. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Barry, John, 1745-1803. Papers, 1782-1803. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Barrington, Samuel, 1729-1800. Samuel Barrington letterbooks, 1778-1779. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Howe, Richard, Earl Howe, 1726-1799. Autograph letter signed : Bath, to Lord Sydney, 1788 Nov. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sir John Orde papers, 1789-1878, 1798-1805 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Howe, Richard Howe, Earl, 1726-1799. Correspondence of Richard Howe, 1776-1799. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Orde, John, Sir, 1751-1824. Sir John Orde papers, 1789-1878 (bulk 1798-1805). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. ALS : Philadelphia, Pa., to Gov. William Livingston, 1777 March 28. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Mackenzie, Frederick, d. 1824. Frederick Mackenzie papers, 1760-1783. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795. Henry Clinton papers, 1736-1850. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Smyth, Frederick, 1732-1815. Papers, 1756-1816. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Howe, Richard Howe, Earl, 1726-1799. Document signed : Admiralty [London], to the Marquis of Granby, 1764 Oct. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn United States. Continental Congress. Resolution and letter, 1776 July 19, Philadelphia, to the Provincial Convention of New Jersey. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Honyman, Robert, 1747-1824. Diary of Robert Honyman [manuscript], 1776 January 2-1782 March 11. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn William Shirreff ledger and petition, 1777 Brooklyn Historical Society
creatorOf Howe, Richard, Earl Howe, 1726-1799. Autograph letter in the third person : Admiralty [London], to Lord Sydney, 1784 Dec. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Thomas Gage papers, Gage, Thomas, papers, 1754-1807, 1759-1775 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Sketch of Sandy Hook with the temporary works latly constructed thereon ; shewing also the position of the British & French [fleets] under the command of the Rt. Hon. the Lord Viscount H[owe] & Monsr. [le] Comte D'Estaing 22 July 1778. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Howe, Richard Howe, Earl, 1726-1799. Autograph letter signed : Langar, to Captain Hamond, 1766 Sept. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, 1716-1785. Secret orders, 1776. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, 1716-1785. George Sackville Germain papers, 1683-1785. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Richard and William Howe collection, Howe, Richard and William collection, 1758-1812 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. Correspondence, May-July 1776. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn George Sackville Germain papers, Germain, George Sackville papers, 1683-1785 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Henry Strachey papers, Strachey, Henry papers, 1768-1802 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume VIII, miscellany, 1776-1816. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Frederick Mackenzie papers, Mackenzie, Frederick papers, 1760-1783 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn American Physical Society. Ohio Section. Records, 1926-1946. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Hamond, Andrew Snape, Sir, 1738-1828. Papers of Sir Andrew Snape Hamond, 1766-1825. Library of Congress
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney papers, 1665-1828. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Admiral Lord Richard Howe papers, 1775-1776 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Howe, Richard Howe, Earl, 1726-1799. Richard Howe, Lord Howe manuscript material : 4 items, 1782 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Harrison, Benjamin, ca. 1726-1791. Letter to Robert Morris and portrait, 1776 September 13 and n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Galloway, Joseph, 1731-1803. Papers of Joseph Galloway, 1779-1785. Library of Congress
creatorOf Howe, Richard Howe, Earl, 1726-1799. Autograph letter signed : Grafton St., to Captain Hammond [sic], 1775 July 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Strachey, Henry, Sir, 1736-1810. Papers, 1776-1783 : [various locations, primarily United States. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Richard and William Howe collection, 1758-1812. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Rosengarten, J. G. (Joseph George), 1835-1921. The German allied troops in the North American war of independence, and related materials, ca. 1767-1893. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Samuel Barrington letterbooks, 1778-1779 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Williams, William, 1731-1811. Letter to Jabez Huntington and portrait, 1776 September 30. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Arbuthnot, Marriott, 1711?-1794,. Hamond Naval Papers, 1766-1825. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Eleazer Everett orderly book, Everett, Eleazer orderly book, 1780 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
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associatedWith Orde, John, Sir, 1751-1824. person
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United States
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Delaware River (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)
New York (N.Y.)
Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)
Great Britain
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First Coalition, War of the, 1792-1797
Long Island, Battle of, New York, N.Y., 1776
Second Coalition, War of the, 1798-1801
Admirals--18th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1726-03-19

Death 1799-08-05

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