Collingwood, Cuthbert Collingwood, Baron, 1750-1810

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British admiral, commander of the Mediterranean fleet; of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland Co., Eng.

From the description of Papers, 1807-1809. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19348331

Admiral who took command on Nelson's death.

From the description of Manuscript of a general order, signed : Euryalus, to Rear Admiral the Earl of Northesk and the officers of the fleet, 1805 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535598

Collingwood was born September 1748 at Newcastle-upon-Tyneand and joined the navy at age 11. By May 1804 he was promoted to vice-admiral; served as second-in-command to Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar; assumed command of the British fleet after Lord Nelson's death; awarded an annual pension of £2000 and the title Baron Collingwood following the British victory at Trafalgar; promoted to Vice-Admiral of the Red, Commander in Chief of the Mediterranean Fleet, Nov. 9, 1805; died at sea Mar. 7, 1810.

From the description of [Letter] 1805 Oct. 22, [HMS] Euryalus, Cape Trafalgar. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367758979

Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood, British naval officer.

From the description of Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood manuscript material : 3 items, 1804-1806 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 123359923

From the guide to the Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood manuscript material : 3 items, 1804-1806, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

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referencedIn Papers relating to Spain and to the Peninsular War, 4 June 1788, c.1802, 1807-1809 University of Southampton Libraries Special Libraries
referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf ORDER-BOOK of Lord Nelson as Commander-in-Chief in the Mediterranean, 15 Nov. 1804-17 Oct. 1805. There are two entries of earlier date, 16 July (f. 36 b) and 13 Oct. (f. 29 b) ; otherwise the sequence is in the main chronological. The orders are issu... British Library
referencedIn William Henry Hoffman Collection on Napoleon I, Napoleon I, William Henry Hoffman Collection on, (bulk 1789-1821), 1585-1913 John Hay Library, Special Collections
creatorOf Arbuthnot, Marriott, 1711?-1794,. Hamond Naval Papers, 1766-1825. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hamond, Andrew Snape, Sir, 1738-1828. Papers of Sir Andrew Snape Hamond, 1766-1825. Library of Congress
referencedIn CORRESPONDENCE AND PAPERS of Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas Boulden Thompson, K.C.B., M.P., 1st Bart. 1806, Comptroller of the Navy, consisting chiefly of official and semi-official letters relating to naval affairs; 1786-1815. Included are:-(a) Admiralty I..., 1786-1815 British Library
creatorOf COLLINGWOOD FAMILY LETTERS; 1774-1806. See B.M.Q., xxx, 1966, pp. 75-9, and J. C. Hodgson, 'The Ancestry of Admiral Lord Collingwood', Archeaologia Aeliana, 3rd ser., ii, 1906, pp. 150-62. Bequeathed by Edward Gordon Collingwood, Esq., of Dissington,..., 1774-1806 British Library
creatorOf Belonged to the papers of Adm. Collingwood, sold al. Sotheby's, 12 July 1921.40094. LETTER-BOOK of Lord Nelson while Commander-in-Chief in the Mediterranean on board the "Victory," 6 Oct. 1804-4 Oct. 1805. The letters, copied in rough chronological s... British Library
creatorOf PAGET PAPERS (2ND SERIES). Vol. XXXI (ff. 274). Typewritten copies of the correspondence of Sir Arthur Paget (1771-1840), Sir Augustus Berkeley Paget's father, mostly marked by Sir Augustus to be omitted from his edition of his father's papers, The P... British Library
referencedIn LETTER Book of the same, as Commander of the garrison in the island of Capri; April, 1807-April, 1808. Drafts in the handwriting of Col. Lowe occur at ff. 116, 199, 227, and 240. Paper. Folio. British Library
referencedIn FOX PAPERS. Vol. XII (ff. 217). (1) Correspondence of Henry Fox, 1st Baron Holland, and his wife, Georgiana Caroline, chiefly with their son, C. J. Fox; 1767-1774. ff. 1-9. (2) Letters from C. J. Fox to his brother, Stephen Fox, 2nd Baron Holland; 17..., 1767-1807 British Library
creatorOf Collingwood, Cuthbert Collingwood, Baron, 1748-1810. Papers, 1807-1809. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn REGISTER-BOOK of Letters to Lord Collingwood, May, 1807-June, 1808. Large Folio. [14,277.] British Library
referencedIn PERABO COLLECTION. Vol. VIII. Airs from the cantatas and other works of Johann Sebastian Bach, arranged by [Robert Franz], for alto and tenor voices, with pianoforte accompaniment. References are given in the top right-hand margin of the leaves to th..., approximately 1859 British Library
referencedIn De Crespigny, Mary, 1750-1812. A monody to the memory of the Right Honourable the Lord Collingwood, by Lady Champion de Crespigny. London. Pirinted by Galabin and Marchant, Ingram-Court, Ten Church Street; and Published by Cadell and Davis. M. Strand. 1810. 1810. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn PAGET PAPERS. Vol. XVII (ff. 155). (1) Correspondence with Admiral George Keith Elphinstone, 1st Baron Keith, Viscount Keith 1814, as Commander-in-Chief in the Mediterranean, and with his secretary, Nicholas Brown; 1800-1802. ff. 1-133b. (2) Letters ..., 1800-1802 British Library
referencedIn JOURNAL of Vice-Admiral Lord Collingwood, Commander-in-Chief in the Mediterranean, 1 April, 1807-18 Aug. 1808. Large Folio. [14,280.] British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS original letters, etc., 1588-1877 British Library
referencedIn Vol. IX, ff. 234, A-Ma.includes:f. 1 James Hamilton, 2nd Marquess and (1868) 1st Duke of Abercorn: Letter to G. Roper: 1873. f. 3 Charles John Abraham, Bishop of Wellington: Letter to R. Owen: 1858. f. 4 Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Baronet: Letter... British Library
referencedIn Vol. V. (IV. ff. 433). 3 Apr. 1797-31 May 1798.includes:f. 3 George Purvis: Letter to Capt. Berry: 1797. ff. 5, 20, 24, 26, 107 Isaac Coffin, Commissioner of the Navy: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1797-1805. ff. 7, 12, 34, 141, 232, 239 William IV of En... British Library
referencedIn Grant, Anne MacVicar, 1755-1838. Letters of Anne Grant, 1822-1836. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS originall letters, etc.:-1. Notes on Painting, by Sir Joshua Reynolds: a rough draft for a lecture or essay [not in the Discourses], with criticism of Rubens, etc. f. 1. Autograph. Followed (ff. 5-7) by three engraved portraits of Sir J... British Library
creatorOf Collingwood, Cuthbert Collingwood, Baron, 1748-1810. [Letter] 1805 Oct. 22, [HMS] Euryalus, Cape Trafalgar. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Vol. VI. (V. ff. 461). 1 June-15 Oct. 1798.includes:f. 1 William IV of England: Correspondence, as Duke of Clarence, withh Lord Nelson: 1787-1803. f. 3 Admiral Sir George Cockburn: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1796-1799. ff. 6, 9, 26, 29, 33, 43, 47, 55... British Library
creatorOf Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood manuscript material : 3 items, 1804-1806 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Supplementary Collingwood family letters, 1784-1817 British Library
creatorOf LETTERS TO GEN. SIR HEW WHITEFOORD DALRYMPLE, 1st Bart., as Acting Governor of Gibraltar, from Brig-Gen. William Cox, as British Agent to the Spanish Junta at Seville; 1808. Partly printed. Cox's letters include as enclosures a substantial correspond..., 1808-1831 British Library
referencedIn Vol. II. (ff. 390),16 Aug.-15 Sept. 1809.Martin de Garay, Spanish Foreign Minister: Correspondence with Lord Wellesley: 1809.includes:f. 1 Major Merrick Shawe, Secretary to Lord Wellesley in India: Letter to B. Sydenham: 1809. f. 1 Flushing: Account ... British Library
referencedIn REGISTER-BOOK of Letters and Orders to Captain Cuthbert Collingwood, Commander of H.M.S. the Sampson, the Mediator, and the Mermaid, Sept. 1782-April, 1791 ;-Legal opinions touching parts of the Act of Navigation, 1786 ;-Letters and orders issued by ... British Library
creatorOf Collingwood, Cuthbert Collingwood, Baron, 1748-1810. Manuscript of a general order, signed : Euryalus, to Rear Admiral the Earl of Northesk and the officers of the fleet, 1805 Oct. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn LETTER Book of the same, when Commandant of the Island of Capri, containing copies of his letters to various officers and others, and principally to Sir John Stuart, Sir John Moore, General Fox, Sir Sidney Smith, Major-General Sherbrooke, and Colonel... British Library
referencedIn LETTERS addressed to Sir R. Wilson by:-1. Admiral [Horatio, Viscount] Nelson and [Duke of ] Bronte; Merton, 23 Dec. 1802. f. 1. 2. Lieut.-General [Sir] Arthur Wellesley; Caralegas, Talavera, etc. 26 July-3 Sept. 1809. f. 5;-and as Duke of Wellington... British Library
referencedIn Sarah Blackett Collingwood manuscript material : 1 item, 1811 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn COPIES of Orders issued by Lord Collingwood, June, 1805-May, 1807, with copies of Orders given by the Admiralty, Lord St. Vincent, etc., 1806-7. Folio. [14,275.], 19th century British Library
creatorOf DROPMORE PAPERS. SERIES III. Vol. VI (ff. 147). Miscellaneous political papers of Grenville rel. to foreign and colonial affairs, and the Admiralty; ::1. ff. 2-6. Letter of the Comte de la Chapelle to the Duc d'Orleans, enclosing papers relating to L..., 1806-1808 British Library
referencedIn Collingwood, Sarah Blackett, 1762?-1819. Sarah Blackett Collingwood manuscript material : 1 item, 1811 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Vol. II. (I. ff. 382). 1762-1794.includes:f. 1 Richard Howe, Viscount and 1st Earl Howe: Instructions to Capt. Suckling: 1762. f. 1 Captain Maurice Suckling, RN: Instructions to, from Adm. Howe: 1762. f. 8 General Sir John Dalling, Governor of Jama..., 1762-1794 British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS original letters, etc.:-A. George III. to [Richard Hurd,] Bishop of Worcester, on a pamphlet [Thoughts on the intended invasion, 1803] by [Richard Watson,l Bishop of Llandaff, and on the threatened invasion of England by Napoleon Bonap..., 18th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn REGISTER-BOOK of Letters to Lord Collingwood, Aug. 1806-June, 1807; with an abstract of the men of different nations on board the ships under his command, 1807. Folio. [14,274.] British Library
referencedIn CORRESPONDENCE Of General the Hon. Henry Edward Fox, as commander in chief of the English forces in Sicily and ambassador to the court at Palermo, 1806-1807 ; too-ether with other letters and papers relating to affairs in the Mediterranean, 1805-1814..., 1805-1814 British Library
creatorOf CHARNWOOD AUTOGRAPHS. Vol. I. English historical autographs, etc., circa 16th-20th cent. Included are Henry VII, Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, William III, Anne, and George II; Sir Philip Sidney, Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, Thomas, 3rd Bar..., approximately 16th century-20th century British Library
referencedIn Grant, Anne MacVicar, 1755-1838. Letters of Anne Grant [manuscript], 1822-1836. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Collingwood, Cuthbert Collingwood, Baron, 1750-1810. Letter, 1805 December 11, Carthagena, to Rear Admiral Knight [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn LETTER Book of the same, as Commandant at Capri, and serving in Sicily; April, 1808-June, 1809. Drafts of letters in Col. Lowe's autograph occur at ff. 44, 107, 146, 167, 183, and 213. Paper. Folio. British Library
creatorOf Collingwood, Cuthbert Collingwood, Baron, 1748-1810. Autograph letter signed : Ocean off Cadiz, to Sir Isaac Heard, 1806 Sept. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Collingwood, Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron, 1750-1810. Letter from Cuthbert Collingwood, with related material. Brotherton Library, University of Leeds
referencedIn Vol. XXXV. 1804-1805.William Marsden: Correspondence, as Secretary to the Admiralty, with Lord Nelson: 1797-1805.includes:ff. 1, 24, 30 Robert Hobart, 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire: Correspondence with Lord Nelson: 1803. f. 4 Captain John Gore, RN: Le..., 1804-1805 British Library
referencedIn VOL. II. Copy of correspondence and papers relating to service in the island of Capri, Jan.-Dec. 1808.Lieutenant-General Sir Hudson Lowe, GCMG; Governor of St Helena: Papers and correspondence when commanding at Capri: 1807-1809.Lieutenant-General Si..., 1808 British Library
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library
referencedIn Vol. XXIX. (XXVIII. ff. 337). 17 June-31 Aug. 1805.includes:f. 1 Samuel Gambier: Letters, as Navy Commissioner, to Lord Nelson: 1803-1805. f. 1 Henry Duncan: Letters, as Navy Commissioner, etc., to Lord Nelson: 1803-1805. f. 1 Sir Francis John Hart... British Library
referencedIn Vol. IV. (III. ff. 339). 1 Nov. 1796-21 Mar. 1797.includes:ff. 1, 4, 59, 61, 98-113, 231 John Thomas de Burgh, Earl of Clanricarde: Correspondence with Lord Nelson: 1796, 1797. f. 7 George Purvis: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1796, 1797. f. 9 City of Be... British Library
referencedIn "THE original Despatches communicating the principal victories obtained by the British Navy over the fleets of France and her allies in the course of the Revolutionary wars, 1794-1806. Collected by command of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty,..., 1794-1806 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXX. (XXIX. ff. 349). 1 Sept.-2 Nov. 1805.includes:f. 1 John James Hamilton, 1st Marquess of Abercorn: Letter to Lord Nelson: 1805. f.3 Alexander Hamilton, Marquess of Douglas; 10th Duke of Hamilton: Letter to Lord Nelson: 1805. f. 5 George Gr... British Library
referencedIn COPIES Of Orders issued by Lord Collingwood, May, 1807 -July, 1809, with other Orders by the Admiralty, Sir J. Duckworth, etc., 1807-1809. Folio. [14,276.], 19th century British Library
referencedIn REGISTER-BOOK of Letters from Cuthbert, Lord Collingwood, Vice-Admiral of the Blue, Oct. 1805-Nov. 1806, with a list of appointments and removals of officers by him during the same period. Folio. [14,273.] British Library
referencedIn Horatio Nelson correspondence with Lady Emma Hamilton and others, 1760-1869. Houghton Library
creatorOf WILLOUGHBY GORDON PAPERS. Vol. XIX (ff. 172). Letters, etc., of Gen. Sir Brent Spencer; 1808.Ferdinand VII of Spain: Correspondence, etc., rel. to Spanish rising: 1808-1810: Partly printed.General Sir Brent Spencer, GCB: Letters, etc;. to Sir J. W. G..., 1808 British Library
creatorOf Collingwood, Cuthbert Collingwood, Baron, 1748-1810. Autograph letter signed : "Ocean off Cadiz", to Sir John Stuart, 1808 Jun. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn REGISTER-BOOK of Letters from Lord Collingwood, to various persons, Oct. 1807-Aug. 1808, with a list of appointments and removals of officers, Dec. 1807-Sept. 1808. Large Folio. [14,278.] British Library
creatorOf CORRESPONDENCE and papers of Vice-Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood, Baron Collingwood, Commander-in-Chief in the Mediterranean in succession to Nelson, 1805-1809. Belonged to the papers of Adm. Collingwood, sold al. Sotheby's, 12 July 1921., 1805-1809 British Library
creatorOf Collingwood, Cuthbert Collingwood, Baron, 1750-1810. Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood manuscript material : 3 items, 1804-1806 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Hamond, Graham Eden, Sir, 1779-1862. Papers of Sir Graham Eden Hamond [manuscript] 1803-1825. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS, viz.:-A. Letter from Maxim Litvinoff, Plenipotentiary for Great Britain of the Russian People's Commissary for Foreign Affairs, to the Director of the British Museum, accompanying the gift of a replica of the Commis..., 14th century-20th century British Library
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associatedWith Adair, Robert, Sir, 1763-1855. person
associatedWith Collingwood, Sarah Blackett, 1762?-1819. person
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associatedWith Hamond, Graham Eden, Sir, 1779-1862. person
associatedWith Heard, Isaac, Sir, 1730-1822, person
associatedWith Hoffman, William Henry, 1867-1916 person
correspondedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Naples and Sicily, Kingdom of, Italy
Corsica, France
Morocco, North Africa
Corsica, France
Santa Cruz, Teneriffe
Capri, Italy
Turkey
St Helena, South Atlantic Ocean
Soviet Union
Cephalonia, Greece
Seville, Andalusia
Naples, Italy
Ireland, Europe
Cadiz, Spain
Cyprus, Asia Minor
Lisbon, Portugal
Bailén al. Baylen, Andalusia
Gozo, Malta
Cadiz, Spain
Canada, North America
Flushing, the Netherlands
Gibraltar, Spain
West Africa, Africa
St Helena, South Atlantic Ocean
Milton, Somerset
Egypt, Africa
Capri, Italy
Carthagena, Spain
Albuera, Spain
Blackford, Wincanton
Sicily, Italy
Capri, Italy
Cerigo, Greece
Zante, the Ionian Islands
Spain, Europe
Seville, Andalusia
Corfu, the Ionian Islands
Vesuvius, Italy
Gibraltar, Spain
Acre, Syria
Madrid, Spain
London, England
Berne, Switzerland
Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Genoa, Italy
United States of America
Constantinople, Byzantine empire
Canary Islands, Spain
St Helena, South Atlantic Ocean
Lisbon, Portugal
Cowbridge, Glamorganshire
Corsica, France
Malta, Europe
Greece, Europe
Norwich, Norfolk
Madalena Islands, Sardinia
Great Britain
Corsica, France
Trafalgar, Spain
Ireland, Europe
Corsica, France
Capri, Italy
Jena, Saxony
Aboukir, Egypt
Ireland, Europe
Egypt, Africa
Gozo, Malta
Great Britain
Almonacid, Spain
Cape St. Vincent, Portugal
Antigua, the Carribean
Malta, Europe
Austria
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Trafalgar, Battle of, 1805
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Birth 1748-09-26

Death 1810-03-07

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