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Commanders in H.M. packet service from 1688 to 1852

Commanders in H.M. packet service from 1688 to 1852

reprinted from the published record at Falmouth

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Published by J.H.Lake in Falmouth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementpreface by S. E. G. [Miss Gay].
ContributionsGay, Susan Elizabeth.
The Physical Object
Pagination12p.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18427717M

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  While the revolutionary contest was going on, many slaves in the Southern States escaped from the service of their masters, and, under the proclamations of various British commanders, enlisted into the service of his Britannic Majesty; and having taken the oath of allegiance to the crown of England, were regarded as British subjects. Early life. Parry was born in Bath, Somerset, the son of Caleb Hillier Parry and Sarah Rigby. He was educated at King Edward's School.. At the age of thirteen he joined the flagship of Admiral Sir William Cornwallis in the Channel fleet as a first-class volunteer, in became a midshipman, and in received promotion to the rank of lieutenant in the frigate Alexander, which spent .

In he was given command of the packet ship HENRI IV, a Havre packet, and continued in this service until when he retired from the sea. In he entered into the naval construction business with his half-brother Francis. ChrisLands provides an easy and affordable solution to operating your own online store. We have provided the new, used, out-of-print, and antiquarian independent bookseller with a full ecommerce bookstore solution since Nearly 14 Years of continuous service!


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London: Headley Brothers, Date: Description: Text covering Cornwall. Falmouth. Postal services. Sea mail. Packet ships. produced Format: text/html: License: http. Commanders in H.M. Packet Service from to by Susan E Gay: Courtesy of Tony Pawlyn Special thanks to Colin Tabeart for his freindship and advice Listing compiled by John S Olenkiewicz - November 14 PACKET RATES: BRAZIL and ENGLAND London Gazette.

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