Letters to David Hannay from various correspondents.
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- ReferenceGB 103 MS ADD 203
- Dates of Creation1882-1912
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box
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David Hannay was born in London, the son of the novelist and critic James Hannay. He was an historian and journalist and was vice-consul at Barcelona, probably during 1897. He helped found the Navy Record Society. He wrote for the 'Pall Mall Gazette', the 'Saturday Review' and 'St James's Gazette'. His published works included the lives of Admiral Blake, Tobias Smollett, and Frederick Marryat; a short history of the Royal Navy; and a work on the great chartered companies.
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Given to the Library in 1962 by the Hannay family through Professor Peter Foote of the Scandinavian Department, whose wife is a granddaughter of David Hannay.
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