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MS Eng 1626

Duckworth, John Thomas, Sir. Sir John Thomas Duckworth papers, 1805-1811: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Eng 1626
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Duckworth, John Thomas, Sir.
Title: Sir John Thomas Duckworth papers,
Date(s): 1805-1811 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Military papers concerning British naval officer Sir John Thomas Duckworth.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

47M-95F. Transfer from the Harvard Law School Library; received: 1947 December 1. This was part of a larger lot purchased at auction by the Law School Library.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sir John Thomas Duckworth Papers, 1805-1811 (MS Eng 1626). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Sir John Thomas Duckworth (1748-1817) was a British naval officer.


Arranged in chronological order.

Scope and Contents

Letters, orders (military records), printed document forms, transcripts, lists of government reports, and naval squadron disposition papers, concerning the naval affairs of Vice Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth from 1805-1811.


This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

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