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Eighth Report of the Commissioners of Naval Enquiry

Royal Navy
London, 1804

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His Majesty’s Victualling Department at Plymouth; Embezzlement of the King’s Casks

London, 1804.

folio [31x20cm]. 132 pages.

good clean condition in modern card covers.  

this is one of the reports of the important Commissions of Enquiry set up by Admiral John Jervis, 1st Earl of St.Vincent to investigate fraud, corruption and other systematic abuses in the Royal Navy of the early 19th century.

each contains a wealth of background information on the management and mis-management of the shore establishments and governance of Nelson’s navy