Correspondence of George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, whilst Governor of Grenada, the Grenadines and Tobago 1767-1806

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Correspondence of George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, whilst Governor of Grenada, the Grenadines and Tobago, 1767-1806

Correspondence of George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, whilst Governor of Grenada, the Grenadines and Tobago 1767-1806

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Macartney, George Macartney, Earl, 1737-1806

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A member of an old Scots-Irish family, Macartney studied at Trinity College (M.A., 1759) in Dublin. He was knighted and appointed envoy extraordinary to Russia in 1764 and, on his return, entered Parliament, becoming chief secretary for Ireland (1769-72). In 1775 he became governor of the Caribbee Islands (Grenada, the Grenadines, and Tobago), being created an Irish baron in 1776, and from 1780 to 1786 he served as governor of Madras. After being created a viscount (1792), he was sent to China t...

Barrington, Samuel, 1729-1800

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Samuel Barrington, British naval officer. In 1779, while battling the French in St. Lucia, Barrington briefly became second in command to Admiral John Byron, grandfather of Lord Byron. From the guide to the Samuel Barrington manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1782, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English admiral. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "Sir Charles", [no year] Jan. 14. (...

Byron, John, 1723-1786

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Admiral. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to James Sykes., 1783 Sept. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133742 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Newman, 1750 Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133566 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Pirbright, 1775 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133628 John Byron, British naval officer. His frequent bad luck in terms of weather conditions earned him the...

Macartney, George Macartney, Earl, 1737-1806

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A member of an old Scots-Irish family, Macartney studied at Trinity College (M.A., 1759) in Dublin. He was knighted and appointed envoy extraordinary to Russia in 1764 and, on his return, entered Parliament, becoming chief secretary for Ireland (1769-72). In 1775 he became governor of the Caribbee Islands (Grenada, the Grenadines, and Tobago), being created an Irish baron in 1776, and from 1780 to 1786 he served as governor of Madras. After being created a viscount (1792), he was sent to China t...