Papers of Sir Graham Eden Hamond [manuscript], 1778-1815.

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Papers of Sir Graham Eden Hamond [manuscript], 1778-1815.

The papers contain a memoir, 1812, titled A Narrative of the Professional Service of Captain Graham Eden Hamond Written by Himself, at the Particular Request of His Father Sir Andrew Snape Hamond Bart Not Intended on Any Account To Be Made Public. Eden begins with his service in 1785 as a Captain's servant and continues through the Napoleonic Wars. It contains accounts of all ships on which he sailed, admirals under whom he served, including Parker and Nelson, actions in which he was engaged and enemy ships captured. He describes the battle of Copenhagen, seiges of Malta and Flushing and action at Naples. There are personal notes on health and travels, and observations on the British custom of requiring other ships to salute her colors. With the memoirs are a statement of his services, 1815; a letter granting permission to publish, 1823; a letter, 1793, as a midshipman, relating an encounter with the French fleet with a sketch of the ships' positions; and a letter, 1778, from Charles Henri, Comte d'Estaing, to Louis Antoine de Bougainville on naval matters.

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