Military papers of Sir Robert Hugh Kennedy. These primarily relate to the his participation inthe Peninsular Wars and the campaigns in southern France during the Napoleonic Wars. There are also financial papers and correspondence from the earlier and latter periods of his career..
Sir Robert Hugh Kennedy Papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 133 Eng MSS 1308-1309
- Dates of Creation1792-1831
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 subfonds; 1097 items
- LocationCollection available at John Rylands Library, Deansgate.
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Correspondence and papers of (Sir) Robert Hugh Kennedy (1772-1840). Kennedy was AssistantCommissary-General of H.M. Forces on the Continent, Deputy Commissary-General, and from June 1810,Commissary-General during the Peninsular War.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is available for consultation by any accredited reader.
Purchased by the John Rylands Library from the London bookseller H.M. Fletcher in April 1962.
Description compiled by Jo Klett, project archivist.
Other Finding Aids
Catalogued in the Hand-List of the Collection of EnglishManuscripts in the John Rylands Library, 1952-1970 (English MSS 1308-1309).