• Call Number: C0063_c00572
    Container: Box Bound Ms. No. 15

Collier, Sir George (1738-1795)

1 item

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre, 1892-1953..

Dates: Late 1700s.

Located In: Box Bound Ms. No. 15

Extent: 1 item

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use. Researchers may be required to use surrogates of collection items stored in special vault facilities.

Description

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.

Preferred Citation

Collier, Sir George (1738-1795); Late 1700s; Andre De Coppet Collection, Box Bound Ms. No. 15; Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.