Corbett Papers at the National Maritime Museum
A list of the papers of Sir Julian S. Corbett in the possession of the National Maritime Museum, London.
- 1 CBT/1
- 2 CBT/2
- 3 CBT/3
- 4 CBT/4
- 5 CBT/5
- 6 CBT/6
- 7 CBT/7
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- 40 CBT/40
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Poem "Jezebel" by Corbett and miscellaneous letters from publishers and editors, 1886-1901.
Letters from Macmillans and Longmans, Macmillan about the "Fall of Asgard", 1885-7, Macmillan and Morris about "Monk", 1888-1901, C.J. Longman and Longmans about "England in the Mediterranean",1917, the impact of Corbetts books and to Lady Corbett, 1928-38 about Corbett's books, plus miscellaneous material.
Longmans correspondence with Lady Corbett and accounts of royalty payments, 1922-45.
Printed manuscript "Seal Maiden" incomplete, with corrections.
"Firearms and Armour" for Longman's magazine, a corrected proof, 1899.
"Deserters" typescript, a play in three acts (the play was never performed), including letters from Comyns Carr and W. H. Kendall, 1891.
Novel, "A Business in Great Waters" by Corbett.
Publishers' agreements and correspondence about books. Agreements and letters, "Drake and the Tudor Navy" and agreements, 1900 and 1916 relating to "Successors of Drake", with considerable correspondence.
Agreements of 1903 and 1916 with correspondence relating the book "England in the Mediterranean" and "England in the Seven Years' War".
Agreement and correspondence relating the book, "The Campaign of Trafalgar" and the book, "Some principles of Maritime Strategy".
Original Article in the 19th Century, June 1907, 2 copies, "Capture of Private Property at Sea" by Corbett, with correspondence, Little, Brown and Co, about reprinting the article in Admiral Mahan's book "Some Neglected Aspects of War" with letter from Mahan, including miscellaneous notes, articles, lectures, pamphlets on the same subject, 1905-14.
American Historical Review, Xerox copies, ed.1906-1910.
Papers concerning marriage, 1899, and miscellaneous personal papers.
Despatches, Corbett to Pall Mall Gazette, Soudan (Dongola) Expedition, 1896, with manuscript and published version "Dongolay".
Article, "The Colonel and his command" American Historical Review, October 1896, 2 off prints, by Corbett.
Letters from Elizabeth Corbett and Mrs.Hays to Corbett.
Letters from Sir Henry and Lady Newbolt to Corbett.
Letters from Corbett to Sir Henry Newbolt, 1898- 1920.
Typescript "Admirals All" and "Son Excellence" signed Newbolt.
Article, "Disposition of Navies", National Review, 1902, by Mahan, annotated by Corbett.
Articles in "The Monthly Review", 1901-4, by Corbett, "Colonel Wilks and Napoleon, Education in the Navy, I, II and III, Found wanting, The Little Englander, The One-Eyed Commission, A Russian Privateer in the Mediterranean, The Re-organization of the War Office, Home Rule for the Volunteers, Queen Anne's Defence Committee."
Article, Nash's Magazine, "The Spirit of Drake" by Corbett.
Paper, "Sir Francis Drake" by H. H. Drake, read at the Historical Section of the Exeter meeting of the Archaeological Institute, 1 August 1873, offprint annotated by Corbett.
Naval Manoeuvres, 1903, official programme, press cuttings, miscellaneous papers and letters, Corbett's despatches to the Times, 20-21 August, Times Leader, 20 August, Corbett's article in The Monthly Review, December, 1903 on the official Report, Times articles on the Report (presumably by Thursfield), see also CBT/10/1 letters to E.R.C, 1903.
Naval Manoeuvres, 1903, Small album of photos taken on board HMS EMPRESS OF INDIA and KING ALFRED.
Notes, "Notes on a proposed method of studying naval tactics" by Pollen, 1907.
Papers relating to Corbett's work as examiner in History, 1907, Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. Drafts of letters by Corbett. Letters from Richmond, Ewing and Callender (1907-9).
Laughton Memorial Lecture, "The Revival of Naval History" by Corbett, 4th October 1916, King's College London.
"Trafalgar", mainly 1905-9, articles, cuttings, working notes on the battle of Trafalgar, and correspondence (including letter from Admiral Sir Fred. Dreyer). Copy of "The Times" article by Corbett, 22 October 1909.
Reviews, "The Campaign of Trafalgar", 1910, Corbett.
Reviews, "Some Principles of Maritime Strategy", 1911-12, highly critical and controversial opinions discussed.
"The Tobermory Ship", 1910-11, Press cuttings and correspondence, letters from Sir John Laughton, Corbett's working notes, article in the "Scottish Historical Review", 1911, Letter from Corbett to the Times, 1910, and correspondence with the Times, "The Tobermory Argosy" by R. P. Hardie, 1912, with notes by Corbett and correspondence.
"The Woolwich Ship", 1914, working material, press cuttings, reports, correspondence, letter from Corbett to the Naval and Military Record, 4 February 1914.
"National Service", 1912-3, correspondence and press cuttings, Corbett's association with the different movements.
Paper typescript "Invasion, 1744", Corbett, attempted invasion by the French.
Manuscript "Attempted Invasion of the French in 1744", Corbett.
Manuscript, "Memorandum on Invasion", 1907, Corbett, prepared to support the Admiralty case when the Sub- Committee of the C.I.D was considering the memorandum put forward by Lord Roberts, re: likelihood of Invasion and the Army's good case for demanding some form of national service.
Typescript copy, Notes and Papers, Invasion, Corbett for the D. N. I (Slade), memo by Slade and papers by Roberts and Repington, Original manuscript is in the Richmond collection, RIC/9/1.
Letters from Admiral Sir Edmond Slade to Corbett, re: The C. I. D. Sub-committee on Invasion and the appearance of Lord Roberts and Colonel Repington before it, 1907-08, also typescript of Fisher- Clarke correspondence, The Times obituary notice of Repington
Press Cuttings, on the "Invasion", 1906-08, giving an idea of the quality and tone of the argument
Letters from Captain P. H. Colomb, to Corbett, 1907-8, Colomb worked for Corbett under Slade's direction, arranging material on invasion projects 1744, 1779, 1782 etc.
Letters from Lieutenant- Colonel E. Y. Daniel (Secretary of the Historical Section of the C. I. D.), R.M to Corbett and other letters mainly about the C. I. D. History of the Russo- Japanese War.
Two R.U.S.I Journals, "War Studies in the Royal Navy" by Kemp, May 1966, see page 151 and "The Training of Naval Officers, Lord Haig's notes of the Royal Naval War College, 1913", November 1964, pages 357- 362.
Typescript of paper, Corbett for Lord Fisher, probably between 1903-07, War plans: Secret: General remarks on War with Germany
Typescript Paper, "Precis of the war game played at Portsmouth Naval War College", November 1906 to January 1907, with covering letter from Slade to Fisher.
Typescript Paper, "Memorandum on Invasion", typescript of corrected proof of CBT/6/3.
Press cuttings with letters, Admiral Henderson and Captain Dewar, Article by Dewar, "Naval Strategy and Crisis of 1911", United Service Magazine, March, 1912.
Letters from Instr. Com. A. W. Veater, 1909-10, covering arrangements for Corbett's lectures.
Printed proof for war course lectures, "Strategical terms and definitions used in lectures on naval history by Julian S. Corbett." Also referred to as the Green Pamphlet, which is of immense importance in Corbettian studies as showing the need felt at the time to clarify terms of reference used by Corbett in his lectures on naval history.
Pamphlet, "War course: notes on strategy" by Corbett for the Royal Naval War College, Portsmouth, 1909, revised version of the Green Pamphlet.
Article, "Sea Heresies" by Lord Sydenham, The Naval Review, May, 1931, pp. 223-47, Article, "Some notes on the early days of the Royal Naval College".
Article, "The Naval Review", February 1923, Corbett's obituary article, [written by Richmond?].
Paper, "The teaching of naval and military history", read by Corbett to the Historical Association, 1916.
Corrected proof, "Historical report on the opening of the war" by Corbett, 1914.
Notes, "War Council" in Corbett's hand on the famous War Council which sat 5-6 August 1914.
Typescript, "War Notes" reviewing naval, military and economic developments.
Official Memoranda written during The Great War, "Nanshan and Bulair", 1 March 1915, by Corbett for Fisher, "Overseas Attack Committee", letters from Richmond to Corbett, Notes by Corbett "for Richmond 7 March, 1915", other material relating to Hankey.
Official Memoranda written during the war, typescript of paper by Sir H. Jackson "Remarks on the importance of Alexandretta as a future base", with additional letter from Lord Fisher. Paper entitled "Alexandria and Mesopotamia", 1915, by Corbett and an additional paper "Alexandretta" and notes "Syrian Coast Dossier".
Draft of paper, "Freedom of the seas for the foreign office propaganda committee, February, 1917" by Corbett.
Wartime pamphlets, "The Spectre of Navalism", 1915 and "The league of peace and a free sea", 1917, by G. H. Doran (3 copies of each).
Typescript copies (2), "Note on the past history of schemes for securing perpetual peace", 1916, by Corbett.
Manuscript draft "Practice as to armistices preliminary to peace negotiations", 1916, by Corbett.
Report, " The Committee on the League of Nations", Interim and Final Reports, 1918, this is the famous report of the so- called "Phillimore Committee" of which Corbett was a member.
Letters to Richmond, typescript notes and extracts from letters written by Corbett, additional notes and extracts made by D. M. Schurman, 1957.
Copies of correspondence between Corbett and Lord Sydenham (Colonel Sir George Clarke), including Sir W. F. Nicholson to Corbett, C. N. Robinson to Richmond, letter to The Times from "N. O".
Copies of correspondence between Corbett and Sir.W.F.Nicholson, Colonel E. Y. Daniel, and Sir Walter Raleigh.
Typescript with covering letter, H.A. Jones to Corbett, "Memoir of Sir Walter Raleigh", including a draft of letter from Corbett to Lady Raleigh, 1922.
Letters from Lord Jellicoe to Corbett, 1918- 22 and letters from Jellicoe to E.R.C, 1923- 25 (Edith Rosa Alexander, married Corbett in 1899).
Press cuttings, Admiralty's decision not to publish a separate account of the battle from that to be included in "Naval Operations Vol.III", excerpts from Parliamentary Debates, 1920.
The Creighton Memorial Lecture, 1921, Corbett, "Napoleon and the British Navy after Trafalgar", including various correspondence, papers regarding the creation of the Institute of Historical Research.
"The work of Sir Julian Corbett in the Dreadnought Era" by Peter Marsh Stanford, reprinted from the US Naval Institute Proceedings, January, 1951.
Letters from Peter Stanford to Brian Tunstall about the Corbett Papers.
Letters, Corbett to his parents, 1873-4 to his father and mother, mainly from Cambridge.
Letters, Corbett to his parents, 1875- 6 to his father and mother, mainly from Cambridge.
Letters, Corbett to his mother, 1877- 1878, describing his voyage to India and tour there.
Typescript copy, letters, Corbett to his mother, 1877- 1878, describing his voyage to India and tour there.
Letter book, copies of the letters in CBT/8/3 as far as 18 December 1877, including copies of two letters dated 13 and 18 October.
Letters, Corbett to his mother, describing his tour to the United States and Canada.
Letters, Corbett to his mother from Honyet, 1879, including one undated from Hamburg.
Letters, Corbett to his mother, 1883- 92 and to Edith Rosa Alexander (later referred to E. R. C), 1897- 98, Corbett to his mother, Norway, 1883.
Letters, Corbett to E. R. C (Edith Rosa Alexander, later E. R. C), 1902 with descriptions of the Naval Review at Portsmouth, 1903 written at sea during the Naval Manoeuvres at which Corbett was special correspondence for The Times.
Letters, Corbett to E. R. C (Edith Rosa Alexander, later E. R. C), January- March 1906.
Letters, Corbett to E. R. C (Edith Rosa Alexander, later E. R. C), September- November 1906.
Letters, Corbett to E. R. C (Edith Rosa Alexander, later E. R. C), 1907.
Letters, Corbett to E. R. C (Edith Rosa Alexander, later E. R. C), 1908.
Letters, Corbett to E. R. C (Edith Rosa Alexander, later E. R. C), July- August 1908, visit to Canada with the Fleet.
Letters, Corbett to E. R. C (Edith Rosa Alexander, later E. R. C), January- March 1909, includes letters from Sheerness.
Letters, Corbett to E. R. C (Edith Rosa Alexander, later E. R. C), October- December 1909.
Letters, Corbett to E. R. C (Edith Rosa Alexander, later E. R. C), February- June 1910.
Letters, October- November 1910.
Letters from Corbett to E. R. C (Edith Rosa Alexander, later E. R. C), November- December 1910, Sheerness and Devonport.
Letters from Corbett to E. R. C (Edith Rosa Alexander, later E. R. C), 1911.
Letters from Corbett to E. R. C (Edith Rosa Alexander, later E. R. C), 1912.
Letters from Corbett to E. R. C (Edith Rosa Alexander, later E. R. C), February to June, 1913, including letters from Sheerness.
Letters from Corbett to E. R. C (Edith Rosa Alexander, later E. R. C), November to December 1913, references to Churchill.
Letters from Corbett to E. R. C (Edith Rosa Alexander, later E. R. C), 1914, March to May, , Devonport and Portsmouth, August to November, beginnings of the War History organization and details about the progress of the war.
Letters from Lord Fisher, 1903-19, for more detail on this collection see The Catalogue of the Corbett Papers compiled by Brian Tunstall, CBT/42.
Letters from Naval Officers, Admiral Sir Herbert Richmond, 1904- 26, including four from his father, Sir William Richmond, R. A, see also CBT/4/4, CBT/7/4 and CBT/7/11 for Corbett to Richmond.
Letters from Naval Officers, Admiral Sir Edmond Slade, 1906-16, see also CBT/6/4, CBT/6/5 for memo on invasion, CBT/2/3 where his collaboration on a revised edition of "Some Principles of Naval Strategy" is discussed, CBT/6/6 which includes his report to Fisher on the War Game of 1906-7.
Letters from Naval Officers in three folders in alphabetical order, A-B including Beatty and Prince Louis of Battenburg, C-K including Cayley, Dewar (A.C.) and Dewar (K.B.), Fawkes, Hood and Keyes, L-W including Lowe (Drury), Milne, Scott and Troubridge, for a more comprehensive list see CBT/42, a catalogue of the Corbett Papers compiled by Brian Tunstall.
Sketch, HMS COMMONWEALTH, commanded by Admiral Richmond, 1917, sketched for his godson Richard Corbett.
Letters from various correspondents, A-B, arranged alphabetically by surname, see CBT/42 for comprehensive listings of correspondence (Catalogue of the Corbett Papers, compiled by Brian Tunstall).
Letters from various correspondents, C-E, arranged alphabetically by surname, see CBT/42 for comprehensive listings of correspondence (Catalogue of the Corbett Papers, compiled by Brian Tunstall).
Letters from various correspondents, F-H, arranged alphabetically by surname, see CBT/42 for comprehensive listings of correspondence (Catalogue of the Corbett Papers, compiled by Brian Tunstall).
Letters from various correspondents, J-M, arranged alphabetically by surname, see CBT/42 for comprehensive listings of correspondence (Catalogue of the Corbett Papers, compiled by Brian Tunstall).
Letters from various correspondents, N-R, arranged alphabetically by surname, see CBT/42 for comprehensive listings of correspondence (Catalogue of the Corbett Papers, compiled by Brian Tunstall).
Letters from various correspondents, S-Y, arranged alphabetically by surname, see CBT/42 for comprehensive listings of correspondence (Catalogue of the Corbett Papers, compiled by Brian Tunstall).
Letters from various correspondents, Miscellaneous file, one unidentified letter, see CBT/42 for comprehensive listings of correspondence (Catalogue of the Corbett Papers, compiled by Brian Tunstall).
"Fighting instructions", miscellaneous material.
Captain Huddlestone's notes on home defence, 1805 (page 42 catalogue book, CBT/42).
Notebook entitled 'Naval Warfare', (see page 44, Tunstall's Catalogue of the Corbett Collection, CBT/42).
Three small notebooks, preliminary research.
Press Cuttings, Naval actions and operations '1914- 1916'.
Folder concerning research for publication 'Successors of Drake', includes letters and notes on the course of enquiry into the Drake family line.
A catalogue of Sir J Corbett's books: divided, Books not in library (to be returned) Books kept by Lady Corbett, an actual catalogue of the library in1922, list of papers in his library, and a copy of books not in library compiled by Edith Murray Keate.
Letters, notes, press cuttings about signal books, notes on fighting instructions (pp1-23), letters from the Navy Records Society to Corbett, C.1908, 1905, Marsden to Corbett, 1908, The Times to Corbett, 1905, Admiralty to Corbett, 1908, Francis Edwards, Bookseller, to Corbett, 1908, Curtain on Rodney's instructions and a press cutting in a "Times Article", 1905. For more detail see Printed Catalogue, CBT/17/1.
Manuscript, original draft, Fall of Asgard.
Bound Manuscript titled 'In praise of rivers and angling therein: a compilation of various famous authors', passages and extracts of authors references to rivers in general.
Notes entitled "Odel", notes on Norsk land ownership and pastoral themes, division of land, absence of Odel in Ireland, land systems, Norway, ancient land community, Jersey land laws, American settlements, English settlements post domesday, Saxon manors, Welsh system, Roman and German systems.
Xerox copy, Catalogue of the Corbett papers, boxes 1-14, including the deeds box (a and b) and bound volumes.
Engravings of George Monk, Duke of Albermarle by W. Mote and Ed. Harding, copies.
Transcripts of the "Monk" and "Drake" works, plus notes, engravings and maps (1643, Associated Counties, British Isles, copy. Cromwell's military districts).
Series of letters, 1827, in Greek, sentences of condemnation on Ionian vessels. Local Government of Syra to Captain Sotheby, 25th July 1827, praying for his protection against rebels threatening Syra, Captain Hamilton, in greek, originals, 1827, some translations, some papers relating the Greek Brig Athena, Letters re: Captain Davies Greek Government, re: Greek ship Achilles, detained by the Cambrian, Dandolo's bombardment of Spezzia, Petition of Spezzia, sentences of condemnation on Ionian vessels (3 themes to bundle of letters, 1827), miscellaneous, Post Card of Assisi, La Basilicadi Santa Chiara.
Navy estimates, 1858-59, accounts of Naval old store moneys and extra receipts in 1857 and statements of cases of Naval expenditure in the year ending 31/12/1857, Presented to Parliament by command of her majesty, printed 4/2/1858, Charles Wood and Thos. G. Baring.
Navy estimates, 1859-60, printed 10/02/1859, J. S. Pakington and Lovaine.
"Deserters" by J. S. Corbett and Christian Ross, 3 typed copies and various MS drafts.
Illustrations (copies), relating to Corbetts manuscripts, Drake, Drake and the Tudor Navy, The successors of Drake. Illustrations regarding the English and Spanish fleet and battle formations at the time of Drake, off England.
Manuscript, "Grand fleet II".
Chart, weekly war record of feelings in England as experienced by a civilian from 1914- 18, Barometric chart of war atmosphere.
Journal Notes, "History of Imber Court", notes on Imber, extract from paper "Parish of Thames Ditton, Bridge's Almshouses", 28th June 1823, Notes "Imber Court, T-Ditton, Surrey", Manuscript "History of Imber Court".
Manuscript entitled "The Mediterranean".
Lecture Notes, "Imperial Concentration 1914", for War College Greenwich, March 8- 11, 1920, covering lectures I-IV.
Manuscript draft "Mid- Atlantic".
"Signals and Instructions", miscellaneous notes.
Letter, Slade to Corbett, Admiralty, Copy, 5 November 1907, re: publication lists.
Notes, Graves collection US, Howe 1776-7.
Notes, list of signal books.
Notes, "Burney's View".
Typescript copy, "Rules and Regulations to be observed in HM Ship".
Miscellaneous, additional material entitled "fighting instructions".
Notes, "memorandum on Lord Nelson's Tactics at the Battle of Trafalgar" Capt Sir H. Fleming.
Notes, "List of principle Tactical signals in use, 1792- 1815 and extracts from signal books".
Miscellaneous material, including signals and instructions notes.
Newspaper cuttings, reviews, "Naval Operations Volume I" by Corbett.
Newspaper cuttings for reviews of Corbetts "Naval Operations Volume III".
Notes on Newcastle,Chatham, Hardwick, Bridport and the Anson Papers, entitled 'Seven Years War'.
Letter, Mendoza Rios, Seville, to Corbett, concerning a brief summary of documents referring to Drake's 1586 voyage.
Newspaper cutting, April 17th 1897, Corbett's article.
5 letters, M. Oppenheim to Corbett, relating a book and transcript "Drake", last letter is a translation of a letter by one who was on the Duke of Medina's fleet to his brother in the Indies. The letter was intercepted by Pedro Estrada.
Essay (copy) "The wrecks of the Spanish Armada on the coast of Ireland" by W S Green.
Notes entitled "Drake".
Letter, George Pritchard to Corbett, 19th January 1906, enclosing a copy of Pritchard's "Drake" manuscript.
Report "Climate and Crops and Acre" by US Department of Agriculture, 1902.
Notes, "Drake" interspersed with letters, 1895, E. Drake to Corbett, re: "Drake" research.
Notes "Russio- Japanese War", miscellaneous notes.
Notes "Seven Years War", "Navy Papers", battles, blockades and combined expedition.
Notes "Trafalgar Campaign".
Notes "Seven Years War", commerce protection in the East and West Indies.
manuscript draft, no title, chapter one, "Devonshire", chapter two, "foreign service".
Bound volume, newspaper cuttings, 1922, referring to Corbett's work.
Lecture notes, "Ford Lecture", what became essentially the book "England in the Mediterranean".
Manuscript, "Russio- Japanese War" (chapters 3- 56).
"Naval Operations Volume II, Reviews", reviews on his book.
Notes, "Antwerp and the Belgian coast", analysis, September to October, 1914.
Notes, "Home defence campaign", 1744, by Captain P.H. Colomb.
Notes, "Home Campaign of 1779", by Captain P.H. Colomb.
Lecture notes, "Post Trafalgar, chronological notes for the Royal Naval War College, Portsmouth", Spring Session 1911.
Notes, "Home Campaign 1782", by Captain P.H. Colomb.
Notes, "Grand Fleet" and "First analysis".
Letter, Copy, Sir Houston Stewart, to Commodore Kellett, INDUS, Jamaica, 15 June 1958, orders to proceed in certain circumstance of merchant trading and conduct with America and French ships.
Letters, copies, Sir H Stewart to Sir John Pakington, April 1858 to December 1859, copy of instructions, general affairs of the station, Bermuda, fishery question, instructions to officers on the Cuban coast, Central America, enclosures from Commodore Kellett, Mexican affairs, sundries and American difficulties.
Letters (11), Sir H Stewart to Pakington, June 1858 to May 1859, relating difficulties in Cuba, the fishery question, having left Trinidad and is now at Jamaica, Cuba and feelings in America, officers on the Cuban Coast, ship movements and a letter describing Commodore Kellett's suspension.
Letter, Stewart to Pakington, Bermuda, INDUS, 22 May 1858, with enclosures from Captain Hugh Dunlop, TARTAR, off La Guayra, 21 April 1858.
Letters (11), Admiral Baynes, GANGES, to Sir John Pakington, 27 August 1858 to 20 December 1859, relating affairs in Chili, orders for Vancouver Island.
Letters (16), Seymour, CALCUTTA, Hong Kong, to Sir John Pakington, 22 May 1858 to 15 December 1859, affairs in China and Japan, letters (1) and (15) refer to Lord Elgin and Sundries.
Correspondence, Admirals in foreign stations, 1858/9, Admiral Lyons, Fonslaire?, Hope, Edgele, Dunlop, Commodore Kellett, Sir Stephen Justington. Single letters: Admiral J Hope to J Pakington, 1859, Commodore Edgele to Pakington, 1859, Watson to Pakington, 1858, Captain Dunlop to Pakington, 1859, Codrington to Pakington, 1859. 3 letters: Comm Kellett, 1858 (Pakington), 3 letters: Sir Hushington to Pakington, 10 letters: Lord Lyons to Pakington, 1859, 13 letters: Admiral Fonstaire to Pakington, 1859, 8 letters: Admiral Sir F Grey to Pakington, 1859.
Board of Admiralty, February 1858, correspondence relative to its formation, letters addressed to Sir John Pakington from Sir Harding, Desart, Admiral Milne, James Lock, James Drummond, Admiral Duncombe, Lt Derby, Martin, Captain D' Eyncourt, Charles Wood, Lord Lovaine, Henry Lowry.
Dockyards correspondence, letters addressed to Pakington from Murray, Sir T Thoby, Captain Goldsmith, Captain Buckle (?), Dockyard Appointments, Captain Ramsay, Pembroke dock, Promotions, Admiral Gray, Dockyards.
Copy of Surveyors submission, 6th May 1858, re: Dockyards employment and Dockyards, Iron cased ships. Navy estimates 1858-9, 1852-3, comparison of sums, payment for ships, Admiral Martin, statement of expenditure for dockyard services 1848- 1858. Returns "Number of Steamships and vessels" added to the Navy, 1848- 1859. Value of ships built 1858/9, Number of ships at "difficult stations" 1843-7, vessels launched in each year since 1815 in the dockyards (Board of Admiralty, Survey of the Navy), Admiral Martin, Memo "Naval Defences" Steam Vessels added 1854-5. Department of the Navy, Conversion to Frigates (Surveyor Submission). Officers lists 1857-58, active/retired. Payment of ships (advanced) 1859-60, submission for new frigates, Navy stores 10/1/1859, building contract (Navy) 1854-59.
Department of the Surveyor of the Navy, Admiralty Office, 1859, copy, report, the state of the English and French Navies. Miscellaneous appendix, printed copy, re: the state of sailing ships in the Navy, Admiralty, signed B W Walker, Surveyor. Report, copy, to the Cabinet, 1859 6th January, regarding the relative state of the Navies of England and France.
Surveyors of the Navy, Dockyard Wages, Vote No.8, relating the wages affecting Dockyards, estimated for 1858-9. Returns of the numbers of officers, seamen's boys and marines in the Navy, giving numbers of men on each vessel listed, no date. Memorandum, 14th April 1858, Department of the Accountant General of the Navy, re: HM dockyards, signed Walker Admiralty, 13 April 1858, Statement of the engagements outstanding and the accounts for Steam Engines for Vessels 1858-9 Entries of enrolled Naval Coast Volunteers at various stations 1853-8Coast Guard service 1858-9 (DAGN) Admiralty expenditure 1853-7, timbers Ships and men on East India and China stations, April 1858 List of ships ordered home from various foreign stations (1858) 1856-8 men in continuous service on HM ships list of HM ships commissioned since 1857 Navy estimates, Deptford, Woolwich, Chatham, Portsmouth, Malta and Cape of Good hope etc, no date.
Manuscript draft, bound, "Lectures on Naval Strategy", Corbett, pp1-268.
Manuscript drafts, discontinuous page sequences, no titles, no references apart from "Drake" and "Results of the war" (chapter 17).
Manuscript draft "A business in Great Waters" by Corbett
Manuscript draft "Seven years war Volume II" by Corbett.
Manuscript original drafts "Drake and the rise of the English Sea Power", parts of "A business in Great Waters", "Chapter III The Navy and the Palatinate".
Manuscript draft "Chapter 19 Dunkirk and Tangier".
Manuscript draft "The life and works of Francis Drake" by Corbett.
Manuscript draft, "The meaning of the Navy".
Manuscript draft "Seven Years War Volume I" by Corbett.
Manuscript draft "Trafalgar Campaign" by Corbett.
Manuscript, original draft, "Maritime Strategy" by Corbett.
A catalogue of the Corbett Papers compiled by Brian Tunstall.