Reference number588/O/36
TitleNaval papers of Sir Charles Cotton (1753-1812), admiral of the White.
DescriptionPapers contained in a canvas bag (14): list of ships captured by HM ships under Admiral Cornwallis, February-September 1801; letter of recommendation to Lady Cotton in favour of James Stirling, midshipman (cf O37); letter of W.L. Mansel, dean of Trinity, apologising for trespass of fellow commoners at Madingley, 1811; papers about tea pot presented to Lady Parker by officers of the fleet, 1800; letter of Sir Charles Cotton to wife with news of command of Channel fleet, 1811; letter to Sir Charles Cotton about taking Newfoundland station, 1806; lists of signals and flags.
Date1800-February 1812
CreatorNameCotton family of Madingley and Landwade
RepositoryCambridgeshire Archives

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F/0003Cotton; family; of Madingley Hall and Landwade; Baronets Cotton1423-1871
P/0031Cotton; Sir; Charles (c.1753-1812); 5th Baronet, Commander-in-Chief Royal Navy; Mediterranean Fleet; of Landwade and Madingley Hallc.1753-1812
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