Burney, James, 1750-1821

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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

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Coke, Thomas William. Autograph letter signed : to James Burney, 1801 Oct. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf St. Vincent, John Jervis, Viscount, 1735-1823. Autograph letters signed (2) : to James Burney, [1782] Sept. 13-1806 Dec. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Coke, Thomas William, Earl of Leicester, 1752-1842. Autograph letters signed (3) : to James Burney, 1801-1817. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hughes, Edward, Sir. Autograph letter signed : to James Burney, 1784 Dec. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Krusenstern, A. I. Autograph letters signed (2) : to James Burney, 1818 Aug. 13 and Nov. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Krusenstern, Adam Ivan. Autograph letters signed (2) : to James Burney, 1803 Sept. 13 and undated. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Burney family. Burney famiy memorabilia. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837. Autograph letters signed (2) : to James Burney, 1820 Aug. 4 and 1821 June 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Krusenstern, A. I. Autograph letter signed : to James Burney, 1819 Dec. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Burney, James, 1750-1821. Autograph copy of an autograph letter signed : to Wm. Hazlitt, 1815 May 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Gourley, Norah. Science collection [manuscript], 1748-1980. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Burney, James, 1750-1821. [James Burney journal]. University of British Columbia Library
creatorOf Burney, James, 1750-1821. James Burney diary [manuscript], 1778 Mar. 8 - July 24. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Sandwich, John Montagu, Earl of, 1718-1792. Autograph letter signed : Hinchingbrooke, to James Burney, 1784 Aug. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Southey, Robert, 1774-1843. Autograph notes : to James Burney. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf St. Vincent, John Jervis, Viscount, 1735-1823. Autograph letter signed : to James Burney, 1806 Dec. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Malte-Brun, Conrad, 1775-1826. Autograph signature and post-script to letter : to James Burney, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Krusenstern, A. I. Autograph letter signed : to James Burney, 1821 Nov. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf St. Vincent, John Jervis, Viscount, 1735-1823. Autograph letter signed : to James Burney, 1782 Sept. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hughes, Edward, Sir, 1720-1794. Autograph letter signed : to James Burney, 1794 Dec. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Burney, James, 1750-1821. Journal of the Proceedings of his Maj'ys Sloop, the Discovery, in Company with the Resolution, Captn James Cook, from 10 February 1776 to 24 August 1779. [microform]. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Johnstone, George, 1730-1787. Trinadada : ca. 1783. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Burney, James, 1750-1821. Autograph copy of a letter : to Earl Spencer, 1797 Jun. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Sandwich, John Montagu, Earl of, 1718-1792. Autograph letter signed : Hertford St., to James Burney, 1782 July 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Coke, Thomas William, Earl of Leicester, 1752-1842. Autograph letters signed (3) : Holkham, to James Burney, 1801 Oct. 8, 1817 Nov. 31, and undated. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gambier, Samuel, 1752-1813. Autograph letter signed : to James Burney, 1786 May 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Krusenstern, Adam Ivan, 1770-1846. Autograph letters signed (5) : to James Burney, 1803 Sept. 13-1821 Nov. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Burney, James, 1750-1821. Autograph letter signed : to his father, 1781 July 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Burney, James, 1750-1821. Journal [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lally-Tollendal, Trophime Gérard, Marquis de, 1751-1830. Letter signed : Richmond Green, to Captain James Burney, 1796 May 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Burney, James, 1750-1821. Autograph letter (unfinished) : to his father?, 1783 May 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dalrymple, Alexander. Autograph letter signed : to James Burney, 1782 Aug. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Johnstone, George, 1730-1787. Trinadada : ca. 1783. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Malte-Brun, Conrad, 1775-1826. Autograph signature and postscript to letter : to James Burney. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Rennell, James, 1742-1830. Autograph letter signed : to James Burney, 1819 July 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Krusenstern, A. I. Autograph letter signed : to James Burney, 1818 Jan. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Burney, James, 1750-1821. Autograph copy of an autograph letter signed : to John Pond, 1817 Nov. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. Autograph letter signed : London, to Captain James Burney, 1782 Jun. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Remusat, Jean Pierre Abel, 1788-1832. Autograph letter signed : to James Burney, 1817 July. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Burney, James, 1750-1821. Autograph copy of a letter : to Lord Shuldham, 1781 Jun. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Burney, James, 1750-1821. James Burney correspondence, 1808. Library of Congress
creatorOf Burney, James, 1750-1821. Copy of an autograph letter signed : to A.I. Krusenstern. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Sandwich, John Montagu, Earl of, 1718-1792. Autograph letter signed : to James Burney, 1782 July 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Burney, James, 1750-1821. Journal [microform]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. Collection of letters and documents related to Samuel Johnson : London, etc., to various recipients, 1736 Oct. 30-1784 Nov. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Science collection, 1748-1980 Oregon Historical Society Research Library
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associatedWith Burney family. family
associatedWith Burney, Mr. (James's father), person
associatedWith Coke, Thomas William. person
associatedWith Coke, Thomas William, Earl of Leicester, 1752-1842. person
associatedWith Cook, James, 1728-1779. person
associatedWith Dalrymple, Alexander. person
associatedWith Gambier, Samuel, 1752-1813. person
associatedWith Hazlitt, Wm, person
associatedWith Hughes, Edward, Sir. person
associatedWith Hughes, Edward, Sir, 1720-1794. person
associatedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. person
associatedWith Krusenstern, Adam Ivan. person
associatedWith Krusenstern, Adam Ivan, 1770-1846. person
associatedWith Krusenstern, A. I. person
associatedWith Lally-Tollendal, Trophime Gérard, Marquis de, 1751-1830. person
associatedWith Malte-Brun, Conrad, 1775-1826. person
associatedWith Oregon Historical Society corporateBody
associatedWith Pond, John, person
associatedWith Remusat, Jean Pierre Abel, 1788-1832. person
associatedWith Rennell, James, 1742-1830. person
associatedWith Sandwich, John Montagu, Earl of, 1718-1792. person
associatedWith Shuldham, Lord, person
associatedWith Southey, Robert, 1774-1843. person
associatedWith Spencer, Earl, person
associatedWith St. Vincent, John Jervis, Viscount, 1735-1823. person
associatedWith William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain
Great Britain
Oceania
Alaska
Oceania
Oceania
Northwest, Canadian
Subject
Voyages around the world
Sailors--Diaries
Voyages to the Pacific coast
Occupation
Naval officers, British
Authors
Sailors
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Birth 1750-06-13

Death 1821-11-17

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