Commemoration of the four great naval victories…

Plates engraved by F. Bartolozzi, I. Landseer, J. Parker, Geo. Noble, Lenney, and W. Bromley after paintings by R. Smirke, miniatures by John Smart, and after portraits by Ryder, Stow, and Worthington.

  • Title:¬†Commemoration of the four great naval victories obtained by the English during the late war : Earl Howe’s over the French, off Ushant, June 1, 1794; Earl St. Vincent’s over the Spaniards, off Cape St. Vincent, February 14, 1797; Lord Viscount Duncan’s over the Dutch, off Camperdown, October 11, 1797; Lord Viscount Nelson’s over the French, in the Bay of Aboukir, August 1, 1798.
  • Published:¬†London : Printed for R. Bowyer, at the Historic Gallery, Pall Mall, ; by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street, 1803.

Catalog Record

Drawer 63 803 C734

Acquired July 2017

Journal of two voyages made by Captain Nehemiah Holland from Jamaica to Liverpool, 1774 and 1778.

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A manuscript in the hand of the ship’s master Nehemiah Holland recording the details of two trips from Jamaica to Liverpool. The first is titled ‘Journal of a voyage in the ship Pole (24 guns) Nehemiah Holland, Master, from Jamaica to Liverpool’ beginning with entry dated 26 July [1774] Kingston; the ship’s log records the route, weather, ship’s position, and other news learned along the way. The second portion is titled ‘Journal of a passage in the ship Sara Goulburn (26 guns). Nehemiah Holland, Master, from Bluefields in Jamaica to Liverpool’ beginning with an entry dated Thursday 30th April 1778; the account is filled with news of other ships in the convey of HMS Winchelsea, reports of mail exchange and the news about the war in the colonies and orders to sink all French men of war found in America. It also recounts the death of the ship’s cooper.

  • Author:¬†Holland, Nehemiah.
  • Title: Journal of two voyages made by Captain Nehemiah Holland from Jamaica to Liverpool, 1774 and 1778.

Catalog record

Acquired November 2012

LWL Mss File 102