Guide to the Papers of Clement Richardson


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Manuscript Name Papers of Clement Richardson
Manuscript Number MSS 264
Last Updated April 2007
Extent 0.5 cm (1 box)
Location Academy Library, UNSW Canberra
Abstract Journal kept by Clement Richardson while serving on HMS Andromeda, 1799-1800, together with a printed copy of press-gang instructions, 1782, signed by Lord Sandwich and others.

Scope and Content

Journal kept by Clement Richardson while serving on HMS Andromeda, 9 July 1799 to 12 May 1800, under Commander Henry Inman (60 pp). The journal provides a record of several voyages and convoy actions during the Anglo-French War in Norwegian and Danish waters, including the capture, boarding and checking of vessels under suspicion.

There is also a printed copy of 'Instructions for Lieutenant Clement Richardson of His Majesty's Ship Conquestador appointed to procure men for the service of His Majesty's Fleet', by the commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of Great Britain and Ireland, &c., signed by Lord Sandwich and others, 1 January 1782 (22 pp).

Administrative Information


Access

Open access.


Restrictions on Use

No copying is permitted without the permission of the copyright owners.


Preferred Citation

Papers of Clement Richardson, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, MS 264, Box [Number], Folder [Number].


Provenance

Acquired by the Academy Library in 1985.

Additional Information


Related Material

The Academy Library holds the following ships' journals and logs in Special Collections:
John L. Allen at MS 144
G. K. Dickson at MS 222
HCS Northumberland at MS 266
HMS Pegasus at MS 267
H. D. Wilkin at MS 271

Access Terms


Personal Names

Richardson, Clement

Sandwich, John Montagu, 4th Earl of, 1718-1792


Topical Subjects

Log books

Naval diaries

Anglo-French War, 1793-1802 -- Naval operations


Corporate Names

Great Britain. Royal Navy

Andromeda (Frigate)

HMS Conquestador


Geographical Names

England -- History, Naval -- 18th century

England -- History, Naval -- 19th century

Container List


Box 1

Folder 1
Softbound journal kept by Clement Richardson while serving on HMS Andromeda, 1799-1800
Printed copy of 'Instructions for Lieutenant Clement Richardson of His Majesty's Ship Conquestador appointed to procure men for the service of His Majesty's Fleet', 1 January 1782