Boscawen, Edward, 1711-1761

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English naval officer; "Old Dreadnought."

From the description of Document signed : [n.p.], 1747 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270536618

Epithet: of Add MS 10131

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000302.0x00026e

Epithet: Admiral

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000302.0x00029f

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creatorOf William L. Clements Library. William Henry Lyttelton papers, 1730-1806. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805. Military letter book : Boston, 1757-1760. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume II, miscellany, 1755-1831. Cornell University Library
referencedIn William Henry Lyttelton papers, Lyttelton, William Henry, papers, 1730-1806, 1755-1761 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn COPPYES of severall deeds relating to five shares of land in Paget's tribe in the Bermudos, purchased on the fourth of Feb., 1673, by Nicholas, Earle of Thanet, of Hugh and Edward Boscawen, Esquires. Folio. [10,131.] British Library
creatorOf Nevill, Valentine, fl. 1758. The reduction of Louisbourg : a poem : inscribed to the hon[ora]ble Edward Boscawen : wrote on board his majesty's ship Orford in Louisbourg Harbour / by Valentine Nevill Esqr. of Greenwich in Kent, Secretary to the hon[ora]ble Admiral Townshend, 1758 Aug. 7. Newberry Library
creatorOf Edward Boscawen orders, 1758 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Boscawen, Edward, 1711-1761. Document signed : [n.p.], 1747 Oct. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Boswell's Life of Johnson : including Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales, edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1464-1897 (inclusive), 1724-1874 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Douglas papers, Douglas, James, papers, 1738-1850, 1738-1787 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Vol. XIX (ff. 228). 28 Jan. 1752-7 Dec. 1799.includes:ff. 1, 3 Colonel Samuel Martin, of Antigua; son of Samuel Martin (d. 1701) and father of Samuel Martin (b. 1714): Letters to his son, Sir H. Martin: 1752.ff. 5-16 Henry Martin, 1st Baronet 179... British Library
creatorOf Boscawen, Edward, 1711-1761. The Earl of Amherst's papers, packet 4. Letters from Admiral Boscawen, 1758 [microform]. Princeton University Library
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associatedWith Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797. person
associatedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Clements, Richard, fl. 1747. person
associatedWith Douglas family family
associatedWith Nevill, Valentine, fl. 1758. person
associatedWith Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805. person
associatedWith Public Archives of Canada. corporateBody
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Bermuda Islands, North Atlantic Ocean
Southampton, Hampshire
United States


Birth 1711-08-19

Death 1761-01-10



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