Private Papers of George, Second Earl Spencer: 1794-1801, Vol. III

1st Edition

H.W. Richmond

Routledge
Published April 25, 2019
Reference - 426 Pages
ISBN 9781911248859 - CAT# K399924

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Summary

Spencer was First Lord of the Admiralty 1794-1801, virtually throughout the wars against Revolutionary France, and his correspondence with officers and politicians is of central importance to the naval history of the times.

These volumes continue Spencer’s correspondence up to 1801 when he left office with the fall of Pitt’s ministry. Topics include Admiral Bruix’s cruise, proposal to attach Brest, Helder expedition, West Indies and the Channel Squadron.

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