- Collier, Sir George (1738-1795)
Collier, Sir George (1738-1795)
This collection is stored at Firestone Library.
Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room
Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre,
Dates: Late 1700s.
Located In: Box MS. No. 15
Extent: 1 item
Collection is open for research use. Researchers may be required to use surrogates of
collection items stored in special vault facilities.
Collier was a British naval commander during the American Revolutionary War.
Manuscript: "A detail of some particular services performed in America" from
1776-1779, "compiled from journals and original papers." Giving an account of the
naval battles and expeditions of the British fleet under the command of Sir George
Collier during the American Revolutionary War. Written from original journals,
probably by Sir George Collier himself, or by a secretary or aide who accompanied
him during his command in America. It also contains a note from Ithiel Town, who
purchased it at a manuscripts sale in London in 1830. 156 pp., bound.
Collier, Sir George (1738-1795); Late 1700s; Andre De Coppet Collection, Box MS. No. 15; Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.