Hughes, Edward, Sir, approximately 1720-1794

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British admiral.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Madras, to Sir Philip Francis, 1780 July 03. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269530135

1735 entered the Royal Navy; 1735-1741 based in the Caribbean, fought in the War of Jenkins' Ear; 1744-1746 based in the Western Mediterranean; fought in the War of the Austrian Succession; 1757-1760 based in North America; 1773-1777 commander-in-chief in the East Indies; 1778 rear-admiral of the blue; 1778-1785 commander-in-chief in the East Indies, fought the French as part of the American Revolutionary War; 1778 KCB; 1793 admiral of the blue

Epithet: Admiral

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001244.0x0002cc

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referencedIn American Philosophical Society Library. Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection. 1668-1983. American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Vol. CCXIX (ff. 441). May, 1782Hyder Ali, Rajah of Mysore: Papers rel. to: 1781.Carnatic The, India: Papers rei. to: 1780-1784.Sir George Macartney, Lord Macartney 1776, Viscount 1792, Earl 1794: Letters on Indian affairs: 1781.: Copies.includes:ff. ... British Library
referencedIn Richard Chicheley Plowden papers., 1778-1855 British Library
referencedIn VOL. I. Contains rough drafts or copies of letters from Sir Elijah Impey to various persons in England, 1774-1780, viz. to Mr. Murray (Consul at Madeira), 1774, f. 3;-[William Henry Nassau, 4th] Earl of Rochford (Secretary of State), 1774, 25 Mar. 17..., 1774-1780 British Library
referencedIn Macartney, George Macartney, Earl, 1737-1806. Papers, 1779-1798. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Hughes, Edward, Sir, 1720?-1794. Autograph letter signed : Madras, to Sir Philip Francis, 1780 July 03. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn VOL. VI.-Official and other letters from various persons in India to Sir Elijah Impey, with some few rough drafts of his answers, 1783, viz.-Robert Bathurst (Resident at Patna), ff. 1, 3, 7, 10, 52, 256;-James Augustus Hickey, 17 Jan., f. 5;-William ..., 1783 British Library
creatorOf Hughes, Edward, Sir. Autograph letter signed : to James Burney, 1784 Dec. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Official Journal of Rear-Admiral Sir Edward Hughes (?1720-94) as Commander-in-chief of His Majesty's Squadron in the East Indies., 1778-1785 British Library
referencedIn Sir Robert Palk papers., 1755-1786 British Library
referencedIn VOL. II.-Proclamation of the Government of Fort St. George, Madras, against George Lord Pigot, and others, on account of " arbitrary and illegal acts," with remarks [by Sir E. Impey?], f. 1 ;-Letter, unsigned, relative to the royal charter, and power..., 1774-1777 British Library
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associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 person
associatedWith Fitch, John person
associatedWith Francis, Philip, Sir, 1740-1818, person
associatedWith Genth, F. A., (Frederick Augustus), 1820-1893 person
associatedWith Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 person
associatedWith Harding, Warren G. person
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associatedWith Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824 person
associatedWith Waterton, Charles, 1782-1865 person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Masulipatam, Madras
Canton, Kwangtung, China
Negapatam, India
Bengal, India
Arcot State, India
Pondicherry, India
Madras, India
Madras, India
Tanjore, Madras
Carnatic, India
Netherlands, Europe
Bombay, India
Hyderabad State, India
Tanjore, India


Birth 1720

Death 1794



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