Adam, Charles, Sir, 1780-1853, Knight, Admiral

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1825-1837 Rear-Admiral; 1831-1832 Member of Parliament for Kinross; 1833-1841 Member of Parliament for Clackmannan and Kinross; November-December 1834 First Naval Lord; April 1835-September 1841 First Naval Lord; 1837-1848 Vice-Admiral; July 1846-July 1847 First Naval Lord; 1848-1853 Admiral.

Epithet: Admiral

Title: Knight

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referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS Original letters and papers, etc., l5th cent.-1869. Paper; ff. 304. Folio. British Library
referencedIn LETTERS from Vice Adml. P. Rainier to Lord Wellesley, 22 Dec. 1800-9 June, 1802; with enclosures;-Letters to Lord Wellesley from various Naval Officers on the Indian station, viz. Capt. Will. Waller, of the Albatross; Capt. Pulteney Malcolm, of the ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. IV (ff. 414). 1840-1842 (with letters in Arabic and Turkish to 1859, and n.d.). 4Egypt: Papers of Adm. Sir C. Napier rel. to Syrian War, etc.: 1839-1841.Turkey: Abdul Medjid. Papers rel. to the Syrian war and troubles in Lebanon: 1839-1846.Syria..., 1840-1842 British Library
referencedIn Vol. I. (ff. 519). A-Be, 1843-1845 British Library
referencedIn Vol. IV (ff. 318). 6 Jan. 1829-19 Mar. 1861, n.d.includes:ff. 1, 261, 317 William Wordsworth, poet: Letters to Sir C. W. Pasley: 1811-1844.ff. 2, 89, 109 Captain Robert Henry Spencer Cooper, RE; brother of Henry Spencer Cooper: Letters to Sir C. ... British Library
creatorOf Vol. cxxxv (ff. 199). April 1835-1838.includes:ff. 1-4v, 16 Sir William Symonds, RN; naval architect: Sir James Robert George Graham, 2nd Baronet; of Netherby; statesman: Correspondence of Sir William Symonds and Sir James Robert George Graham: 1835:... British Library
referencedIn Vol.XXIV (ff.409). 26 Mar. 1832-24 Aug. 1847.includes:ff. 1, 3, 41, 55 Herbert Taylor, Lieutenant -General 1825; GCB 1834; Secretary to George III and William IV: Letters to Sir T. B. Martin: 1823-1832.ff. 4-9 b England; Parliament: Note by Sir T... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XI (ff. 343). Jan. 1839-Sept.1846.includes:ff. 16, 18 Sir Edward Thomas Troubridge, 2nd Baronet; Lord of the Admiralty: Admiralty orders signed by: 1839. ff. 16-316 passim Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet; Second Secretary to the Admiralty: Letters,... British Library
referencedIn Vol. II. Contains General Instructions (ff. 1-72), Tangier Papers (ff. 73-162) and Algiers Papers (ff. 163-282).Barbary: Papers of Sir W. A'Court as Envoy to the States of: 1813-1814.includes:ff. 1, 7, 27, 33, 56, 57, 59, 65 Lieutenant-General Sir ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. Xll (ff, 462). 18 May 1847-3 May 1848.includes:f. 27 Vice-Admiral Sir Charles Adam, KCB; Lord of the Admiralty: Admiralty orders, etc., signed by: 1839-1847.ff. 27, 59 Rear-Admiral Lord John Hay, CB 1837: Commission and instructions signed b... British Library
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Kimble, Buckinghamshire
Turkey, Asia Minor
Algiers, Africa
Syria, Asia Minor
Egypt, Africa
Barbary, North Africa
Tyre, Syria
India, Asia
Mexico, Central America
Chatham, Kent
Syria, Asia Minor
Sidon, Syria
Turkey, Asia Minor
St Lucia, the Carribean
Nazareth, Palestine
Guatemala, Central America
Lisbon, Portugal
St. Vincent, West Indies
Bisherrez, Syria
Isle of Man, England
California, U.S.A.
Sidon, Syria
Liverpool, Lancashire
Egypt, Africa
Repps-with-Bastwick, Norfolk
Liverpool, Lancashire
Egypt, Africa


Birth 1780

Death 1853

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