Add. MS b/161
Sir Alexander Schomberg's correspondence copy book
- 1770-1780 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Written on front endpaper: "I. Lee, Bedford, 1 January 1830, a present from Captain W. H. Smyth, R.N.", accompanied by two bookplates belonging to Captain William Henry Smyth and another with the Lee family crest.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Source of acquisition unknown. Two other volumes from Lee's library were the bequest of William Aldis Wright, 1914.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Containing MS copies of incoming and outgoing correspondence relating to his career in the Royal Navy.