Letters from Nugent, whilst Lieutenant-Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Jamaica, with a few copies of replies from Duckworth.
Correspondence between Sir George Nugent and Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sir George Nugent [formerly Fennings] (1757-1849), army officer. Served as Lieutenant-Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Jamaica (1801-1806).
Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth (1748-1817), naval officer. He assumed the chief command at Jamaica and was later appointed Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Newfoundland (1810-1812).
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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.
Administrative/Biographical History compiled with reference to the Dictionary of National Biography .
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Listed as no. 606 in Manuscript Collections (excluding Africana) in Rhodes House Library, Oxford, compiled by Louis B. Frewer (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1970).
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Listed in Private Papers of British Colonial Governors, 1782-1900, by The Historical Manuscripts Commission (1986).