James Douglas papers 1738-1850 1738-1787 Douglas, James, papers

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James Douglas papers, Douglas, James, papers, 1738-1850, 1738-1787

James Douglas papers 1738-1850 1738-1787 Douglas, James, papers

The James Douglas papers are comprised of letters, letter books, logbooks, account books, and official naval documents relating to the career of Sir James Douglas, a British Admiral who was active in European and Caribbean waters and participated in the 1745 Siege of Louisbourg.

26 volumes and 29 loose letters and documents

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