Campbell, Neil, 1776-1827

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1797 commissioned ensign in the 6th West India regiment; 1798 exchanged into the 67th regiment; 1799 lieutenant in the 57th regiment; 1800 joined 95th (Rifle brigade); 1802-1803 Royal Military College, Marlow; 1803- assistant quartermaster-general for the southern district; 1805 major; 1806-1808 major in the 54th regiment in Jamaica; 1808 lieutenant-colonel; 1808-1810 deputy adjutant-general in the West Indies; 1810-1813 served in Peninsular War; 1813-1814 served with Russian army in Napoleonic Wars; 1814 colonel; 1814 British commissioner accompanying Napoleon to Elba; 1815 CB, knighthood; 1815 served in Southern Netherlands, including Battle of Waterloo; 1815-1818 commander of the Hanseatic Legion; 1825 major-general; 1826-1827 governor of Sierra Leone

Epithet: army officer

Title: Knight

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referencedIn Vol. LVI (ff. 242). 1815.includes:ff. 1, 3 Count Nikolai Petrovich Pahlen: Correspondence with Prince Lieven: 1815-1820.: Fr. f. 6 John Freeman-Mitford, 1st Baron Redesdale; Lord Chancellor of Ireland: Letter to Prince Lieven: 1815. f. 8 Edward Scott..., 1815 British Library
referencedIn Vol. II. (ff. i. + 186). 26 Jan. 1815-[circ. 25] Apr. 1816. The writers are:-1. Col. Sir Neil Campbell, commissioner with Napoleon in Elba; Florence, 26 Jan. 1815. f. 3. 2. Sir H. Lowe to (a) Sir 11. Buiibury; Brussels, etc., 30 Jan.-10 June, 1815.... British Library
creatorOf Vol. XXXIV (ff. 172). Dec. 1808-July 1809.Francis Dighton, of Commander-in-Chief's Office, Horse-Guards: Memoranda to,: 1804-1809.includes:f. 1 Sir Arthur Paget, GCB; diplomatist; 3rd son of Henry, 1st Earl of Uxbridge: Letter to Sir J. W. Gordon: ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCIX (ff. 270). 1813, 1814.includes:f. 1 John Henry Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland: Correspondence with the 2nd Earl of Liverpool: 1812-1826. f. 3 J-B-Wienholt, Merchant, of London: Letters to the 2nd Earl of Liverpool: 1813, 1814. ff. 6, 7 I..., 1813-1814 British Library
creatorOf Vol. XXXV (ff. 233+69*). Aug. 1809-1810.Walcheren, Zealand: Correspondence, etc., rel. to British expedition to: 1809-1810.includes:f. 1 James St Clair-Erskine, 2nd Earl of Rosslyn: Letter to Sir J. W. Gordon: 1807-1834.ff. 1 -114b passim Freder... British Library
creatorOf Vol. XXXVI (ff. 175+6*). 1811-Sept. 1813.includes:f. 1 Sir Charles Miles Lambert Monck, 6th Baronet; formerly Middleton: Letter to Sir J. W. Gordon: 1811. ff. 5-5b Ordnance: Memorandum rel. to improvements in fire power of 13 inch mortar: 1811. ff. 6... British Library
creatorOf Vol. XXXVIII (ff. 179). 1818-1834.includes:ff. 1, 116 General Sir George Murray, GCB: Letters to Sir J. W. Gordon: 1807-1830. ff. 2, 11 Major-General Sir Neil Campbell, d.1827: Letters, etc., to Sir J. W. Gordon: 1809-1818. f. 7 John Sanders, RA: L..., 1818-1834 British Library
referencedIn ABERDEEN PAPERS. Vol. CCCXII (ff. 50). Memoir, dated I jan. I8I8, by Maj.-Gen. Sir Neil Campbell, C.B., justifying his conduct as British Commissioner to Napoleon at Elba; 1814-1815. Followed (f. I4) by appendices containing various documents relatin..., 1814-1815 British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXX (ff. 355). 17 Aug.-23 Oct. 1814.includes:f. 1 Sir Walter Stirling, 1st Baronet; of Faskine: Letter to the 2nd Earl of Liverpool: 1814. f. 3 Francis Basset, Baron De Dunstanville 1796: Correspondence with the 2nd Earl of Liverpool: 1812-181... British Library
creatorOf Vol. XXXVII (ff. 239). Oct. 1813-1817.includes:ff. 3, 52 Lieutenant-General Terence O'Loghlin: Letters to Sir J. W. Gordon: 1813-1814. f. 11 Major-General Sir Denis Pack, KCB: Letter to Sir J. W. Gordon: 1813. ff. 16-218b passim Field-Marshal Sir Sta... British Library
referencedIn Vol. I. (ff. i. + 224). 15 Feb. 1813-25 Nov. 1814. The writers are:-1. Col. Hudson Lowe; 15 Feb. 1813-25 Nov. 1814. ff. 2, 6, 19, 25, 35, 76, 109-132, 140-171, 187, 195, 202-217, 221-230. 2. Col. Neil Campbell, commissioner with the Russian army and... British Library
creatorOf WILLOUGHBY GORDON PAPERS. Vol. XLVII J. 'Plan of the Saintes near Guadeloupe', based chiefly on a survey by Lt. Hobbs, R.E.; 1809. Scale of one furlong to one inch [1:7920]. Full colour. Includes soundings and sailing directions. Illustrates the atta..., 1809 British Library
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Sauroren, Spain
Antwerp, Belgium
Naples and Sicily, Kingdom of, Italy
Naples and Sicily, Kingdom of, Italy
Bautzen, Saxony
Lützen, Saxony
Netherlands, Europe
Richmond, Surrey
United States of America
Rhode Island, North America
Walcheren, Zealand
Falmouth, Cornwall
Punjab, India
Netherlands, Europe
Saintes, West Indies
Ludhiana, the Punjab
Laon, France
Walmer Castle, Dover
Leipzig, Saxony
Elba, Italy
Corunna, Spain
Canada, North America
Naples and Sicily, Kingdom of, Italy
Bahama Islands, the Carribean
Mauritius, Indian Ocean
San Sebastian, Guipuzcoa
Ireland, Europe
Talavera de la Reina, New Castile


Birth 1776-05-01

Death 1827-08-14





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