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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1626

Sir John Thomas Duckworth papers

Military papers concerning British naval officer Sir John Thomas Duckworth.


  • 1805-1811 and undated

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Letters, orders (military records), printed document forms, transcripts, lists of government reports, and naval squadron disposition papers, concerning the naval affairs of Vice Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth from 1805-1811.

Biographical / Historical

Sir John Thomas Duckworth (1748-1817) was a British naval officer.


Arranged in chronological order.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

47M-95F. Transfer from the Harvard Law School Library; received: 1947 December 1. This was part of a larger lot purchased at auction by the Law School Library.

General note

This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

Processing Information

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
Link to catalog
Duckworth, John Thomas, Sir. Sir John Thomas Duckworth papers, 1805-1811: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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Repository Details

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