Essays and journal
Simcoe, John Graves, 1752-1806
Simcoe, John, 1710-1759
Great Britain. Royal Navy HistoryManuscripts, EnglishCommerce--HistoryShip captains--Great Britain--Diaries
Cursive script; columns and long lines.
Written by two hands in English in black ink.
Leaves [1v-3r], [55v-119v] in the hand of Sir John Graves Simcoe; leaves [1v], [3r-56r], and [120r] in the hand of his father, Capt. John Simcoe.
Father's hand identified on leaf 1v by "JGS"; John Graves Simcoe's hand confirmed by comparison with signed letter on flyleaf of Cavalier, J. Memoirs of the Wars of the Cevennes. London, 1726, in Simcoe collection.
Contemporary vellum binding over board.
Leaf  blank.
Stub with remains of text from extracted page after leaf .
Title derived from contents.
The gift of Sir Leicester Harmsworth, Bart., 14 Sep. 1927.
Essay on publick credit, 1710.-- Journal of the proceedings on board his Maj.ties ship Falmouth under my command from 24 June 1746 -12 Sept. 1748.-- On trade, Extracts, Queen Elizabeth's speech on monopoly.-- Essay on the maritime power and commerce of Tyre, Phoenicia.
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