Navy. Letter to His Grace The Duke of Wellington, K.G., upon the Actual Crisis of the Country in respect to the State of the Navy. Not Published. (from A Flag Officer of Her Majesty's Fleet).

By: HAWKER, Edward

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[HAWKER, Edward]. The Navy. Letter to His Grace The Duke of Wellington, K.G., upon the Actual Crisis of the Country in respect to the State of the Navy. Not Published. (from A Flag Officer of Her Majesty's Fleet). (London : Printed by A. Spottiswoode, 1838). Pp [1]-44. 8vo, stitched, rebound in modern red marbled paper with printed white paper label to front cover. Contents : [The Letter] (pp 3-37); Extract from “Le Journal des Débats,” copied into “The Times” of November 1, 1838; Russian Baltic Fleet; The Naval Force of France; List of the American Navy, 1838; English Builders. Admiral EdwardHawker (1782-1860) went to sea in 1793, was promoted to captain in 1804, a nd later was Flag-Captain to Sir Richard Goodwin Keats, Commander-in-Chief,Newfoundland. He became rear-admiral in 1837, vice-admiral in 1847 and adm iral in 1853. Contemporary penned name, else a very good rebound copy. 300.00

Title: Navy. Letter to His Grace The Duke of Wellington, K.G., upon the Actual Crisis of the Country in respect to the State of the Navy. Not Published. (from A Flag Officer of Her Majesty's Fleet).

Author Name: HAWKER, Edward

Categories: 79,

Publisher: Printed by A. Spottiswoode, London , 1838,:

Seller ID: 97220

Keywords: NAUTICAL NAVAL LETTERS CORRESPONDENCE ADMIRALS HISTORY BRITISH ENGLISH ROYAL NAVY UNITED KINGDOM,