George Macartney papers [1765]-1800 1776-1787 Macartney, George papers


George Macartney papers, Macartney, George papers, [1765]-1800, 1776-1787

George Macartney papers [1765]-1800 1776-1787 Macartney, George papers

This collection contains 56 letters and documents written and received by Irish politician George Macartney. Most items pertain to Macartney's service as governor of Grenada, Tobago, and the Grenadines from 1776-1779.

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