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Admiral Samuel Hood collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0697

Scope and Contents note

Includes a letter written from Hood to Earl Cornwallis as a letter of introduction for a Mr. Bayard. Including an engraving of Joshua Reynolds portrait of Hood, printed in 1831 and a clipping from newspaper with brief biography of Hood, circa 1900.

Dates

  • 1788-circa 1900

Creator

Biographical/Historical note

British Admiral who served in the Seven Years' War, the American Revolution, and the French Revolution. He was entitled Viscount Hood of Whitely in 1796.

Extent

0.06 Linear Feet (3 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Includes a letter written from British Admiral Hood to Earl Cornwallis as a letter of introduction for a Mr. Bayard Including an engraving of Joshua Reynolds portrait of Hood, printed in 1831 and a clipping from newspaper with brief biography of Hood, circa 1900.

Provenance

unknown

General

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Processed by

Megan Quillivan, 2007
Title
Guide to the Admiral Samuel Hood collection
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

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