Hall, Basil, 1788-1844

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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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creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. Autograph letters signed (47) : London, Portsmouth, etc., primarily to his publisher, Edward Moxon, 1830 Feb. 8-1842 July 26 and undated. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. [Letter] 1819 October 7, Edinburgh [to] A. Brooke, Geological Society, London. Natural History Museum
referencedIn B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. Minerals collected on the shores of South America and Mexico / by Basil Hall. Natural History Museum
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. Autograph letter signed : Jerusalem, to William Stirling, 1842 May 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844,. Autograph letter signed from Basil Hall to William Murray, 1837 April 28. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to the same unidentified correspondent as in Mar. 10 1826, [1828 Jan. 24 and undated]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852. Thomas Moore manuscript material : 220 items, 1811-1846 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Autograph letter signed : [London], to Captain Basil Hall, 1840 Dec. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1808-1888. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Peale-Sellers Family Collection, 1686-1963, 1686-1963 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Rogers, Samuel, 1763-1855. Samuel Rogers letter and note to [Captain Basil Hall] and an unidentified recipient [manuscript] 1826 April 26. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Harwood family. Harwood family papers, 1722-1962. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. Letter : Edinburgh, to Mr. Ackermann, publisher, London, 1824 Nov. 14. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. Autograph letter signed : London, to Thomas August, 1840 Feb. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. Autograph letter signed : [London], to an unidentified correspondent, [1831] September. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. Autograph letter signed : Portsmouth, to Captain Basil Hall, 1831 Oct. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Tytler, Patrick Fraser, 1791-1849. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1840-1847, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. Autograph letter signed : Portsmouth, to Capt. Basil Hall, 1831 Oct. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIc, 1826-1836 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. The antiquary : autograph manuscript of the novel, written in 1816. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Lane, Wheaton J.,. Collection of historical correspondence, 1796-1897. Rutgers University
creatorOf Basil Hall correspondence, 1832 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. [Basil Hall letter]. University of British Columbia Library
referencedIn Collection of autograph letters, ca. 1829-1915. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. Basil Hall letter: Edinburgh, to My Dear Sir, 1829 July 11. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. Basil Hall letter, St. Louis, Missouri, to My dear Sir, 1828 May 23. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Jones, William, 1760-1831. Bank of the United States Records, 1790-1842 (inclusive). Porterville Public Library
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. Autograph memorandum signed, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Winterbotham, John M. Collected papers, 1600-1925. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1826. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1841. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. Autograph letter signed : London, addressed to an unidentified correspondent, his former teacher of French, 1826 Mar. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888. Literary papers, 1722-1963. Rutgers University
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. Basil Hall correspondence, 1832. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. Magnetical observations made on board H.M.S. Conway at Portsmouth Harbour & on the South American Station / by Basil Hall & Henry Foster. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Hall, Basil, 1788-1844. Basil Hall manuscript material : 9 items, 1829-1830 New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith August, Thomas, person
associatedWith Barlow, Peter, 1776-1862. person
associatedWith Borgman, Albert Stephens, 1890-1954 person
associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. person
associatedWith Fearing, Daniel B. (Daniel Butler), 1859-1918 person
associatedWith Ferguson, Robert, 1799-1865, person
associatedWith Foster, Henry. person
associatedWith Fuller, B. A. G. (Benjamin Apthorp Gould), 1879-1956 person
associatedWith Galignani, Anthony, 1796-1873. person
associatedWith Galignani, William, 1798-1882. person
associatedWith Geological Society of London. corporateBody
associatedWith Great Britain. Royal Navy corporateBody
associatedWith Hall, James. person
associatedWith Harwood family. family
associatedWith Haydon, Benjamin Robert, 1786-1846 person
associatedWith Lane, Wheaton J., person
associatedWith Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852. person
associatedWith Moxon, Edward, 1801-1858, person
correspondedWith Murray, William H. (William Henry), 1790-1852 person
associatedWith Peale-Sellers families. person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Rogers, Samuel, 1763-1855. person
associatedWith Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 person
associatedWith Spencer, Elizabeth Georgina, Countess, 1799-1851, person
associatedWith Stirling Maxwell, William, 1818-1878, person
associatedWith Stratford, William Samuel, 1791-1853, person
associatedWith Thomas Walker & Sons (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Tytler, Patrick Fraser, 1791-1849. person
associatedWith Williams, James Francis, 1785-1846. person
associatedWith Winterbotham, John M. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Portsmouth (England)
Portsmouth (England)
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Navies--Officers--Correspondence
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Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character)--Manuscripts
Authors, Scottish
Authors, English--19th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1788-12-31

Death 1844-09-11

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English

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