Hood, Samuel Hood, Viscount, 1724-1816

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Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood (b. 12 December 1724, Butleigh, England–d. 27 January 1816. London, England) was an officer in the British Royal Navy. The son of Samuel Hood, a vicar, he entered the Royal Navy in 1741 and served on Ludlow. He became a lieutenant in 1746 and was commander of Jamaica in 1754. During the Revolutionary War battle of the Mona Passage, Hood led the British Fleet and later became the commander of Mediterranean Fleet in 1793 during the French Revolution. He rose to admiral in 1794 and was created Viscount Hood in 1796. Mount Hood in Oregon named for him.
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referencedIn Vol. VIII. (VII. ff. 418). 1 Jan.-15 Mar. 1799.General Sir John Francis Edward Acton, 6th Baronet Neapolitan Prime Minister: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1793-1805.includes:f. 1 Admiral Sir Edward Berry: Correspondence with Lord Nelson: 1797-1805. ff. 4,... British Library
referencedIn Vol. IX. (VIII. ff. 393). 16 Mar.-30 Apr. 1799,includes:ff. 1, 48, 63, 75, 76, 100-104, 108, 110, 266, 382 Perkins Magra, Consul at Tunis: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1798-1800. ff. 3, 5, 50, 54, 56, 67, 82 William Frederick Wyndham, diplomatist: Letter... British Library
creatorOf Hood, Samuel Hood, 1st Vicount, 1724-1816. Autograph letter signed : Dover St., to Sir William (Johnstone), 1784 Mar. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Vol. XI. (IX. ff. 372). 1800-1806.In the last volume are included:-(1) Correspondence and papers relating to Greenwich Hospital, 1766-1799, during which period Lord Bridport was Treasurer. f. 201;-(2) Twelve commissions to Lord Bidport, appointing hi..., 1800-1806 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XI. (X. ff. 476). 16 June-31 July, 1799.includes:f. 1 Captain John Stiles: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1799, 1800. ff. 3, 16, 19, 36, 38 Sir William Hamilton, KB; Envoy at Naples: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1793-1800. ff. 6, 46, 88-92, 101-105, 108, ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. VII. (VI. ff. 440). 17 Oct.-31 Dec.1798.includes:f. 1 Simon Lucas, Consul at Tripoli: Certificate: 1798. ff. 2, 45, 107, 114, 118, 120, 129, 135, 217 -223, 238, 240, 244, 250, 252, 258, 267, 272, 325, 343, 359-363, 383 Admiral Sir Thomas Troub... British Library
referencedIn George Sackville Germain papers, Germain, George Sackville papers, 1683-1785 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Lord Samuel Hood portrait, 1795 Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Smith, Thomas, ca. 1707-1762. Thomas Smith papers, 1730-1762. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Abbott, L. H.,. Lord Samuel Hood portrait [manuscript], 1795. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume II, miscellany, 1755-1831. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Hood, Samuel, 1st Vicount, 1724-1816. Autograph note in the third person : to Sir Peter Burrell, 1788 Feb. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hood, Samuel Hood, Viscount, 1724-1816. Samuel Hood, Viscount Hood manuscript material : 1 item, 1805 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Thomas Smith papers, Smith, Thomas papers, 1730-1762 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Vol. IX. (VII. ff. 266). 1798.includes:f. 1 William Marsden: Letters to Lord Bridport: 1797-1806. ff. 3-7, 60, 89, 136, 233, 234, 249 Sir Evan Nepean, 1st Baronet: Correspondence with Lord Bridport: 1795-1801. ff. 9, 218, 226, 227 Admiral Sir Phili..., 1798 British Library
referencedIn Sabine, William Henry Waldo, 1903-. Papers 1797-1994, bulk 1920-1994. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Henry Clinton papers, Clinton, Henry papers, 1736-1850 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Vol. XII. (XI. ff. 427). 1 Aug.-20 Sept. 1799.includes:f. 1 Captain Thomas Bertie: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1799, 1800. ff. 3-9, 37, 106, 235 Captain Edward James Foote, RN: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1799-1800. ff. 7, 150, 152, 219, 221, 280, 282, 380... British Library
creatorOf Sydney, Thomas Townshend, Viscount, 1733-1800. Printed document signed by three Lords of the Admiralty : [London], 1790 Oct. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn BRIDP0RT PAPERS. Vol. XII. (ff. 333). Family and private correspondence, consisting of letters from members of the Hood family, Lord Bridport's estate-agents and others, with sonic letters and papers connected with his shares and interest in prizes, ..., 1755-1800 British Library
referencedIn Pitt family papers, 1728-1830, 1757-1805 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Vaughan, John, ca. 1731-1795. John Vaughan papers, 1779-1781, 1784, 1789. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn John Vaughan papers, Vaughan, John papers, 1779-1781, 1784, 1789 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Vol. VI. (IV. ff. 265). July-Dec. 1795.Sir Evan Nepean, 1st Baronet: Correspondence with Lord Bridport: 1795-1801.includes:f. 2 Admiral Sir Thomas Pasley: Correspondence with Lord Bridport: 1795, 1797. ff. 8, 42, 52, 99, 193 Alan Gardner, Admiral, ... British Library
creatorOf Hood, Samuel, Rt. Hon. Viscount. Autograph signature to an order, 1790 Oct. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795. Henry Clinton papers, 1736-1850. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, 1716-1785. George Sackville Germain papers, 1683-1785. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Vol. X. (VIII. ff. 277). 1799.includes:ff. 5, 117, 195 Joseph Hunt: Letters, as Victualling Commissioner, to Lord Bridport: 1796-1801. ff. 10, 72, 239 Edmund Lockyer: Letters to Lord Bridport: 1798. ff. 13, 21, 53, 55 Admiral Lord Hugh Seymour, Lor..., 1799 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXVIII. (XXVII. ff. 310). 1 Mar.-15 June, 1805.includes:ff. 1, 3, 11, 13 William Albany Otway, Transport Commissioner: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1799-1805. ff. 7, 105, 154 Rear-Admiral Sir Robert Stopford, GCMG: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1805. ff.... British 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
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Birth 1724-12-12

Death 1816-01-27

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