Collection of warrants and commissions (four), 1747/1748 to 1826.

A collection of four documents (warrants and commissions), 1747/48 - 1826; Warrant for John Escelles to be Gunner on the sloop VAINQUIERE, 15 March 1747/48; Commission appointing James Mcnamara as Sixth Lieutenant of HMS VICTORY, 23 December 1790; Warrant appointing George Godfrey as Purser of HMS ASIA, 26 April 1794; Commission appointing Nicholas Evans as lieutenant to HMS CLARENCE, 2 January 1826.

Administrative / biographical background
A collection of warrants and commissions relating to early naval appointments of a Gunner, a Purser, and two lieutenants acquired as a small private collection.

Record Details

Item reference: ADL/Z/45
Catalogue Section: Manuscript documents acquired singly by the Museum
Level: FILE
Date made: 1747 - 1826; 1747/1748 - 1826 1748 - 1826
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

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