The Berkeley collection consists of letters and British naval orders spanning the years 1808 to 1813. The letters in this collection concern the naval operations under Sir George Cranfield Berkeley 's command. They include naval appointments, administrative orders, dismissals, discharges, conscription of U.S. seamen, and coordination of supply ships with the British Army. The letters in the collection were written primarily by men associated with the British Admiralty, the British Embassy in Portugal, or the British Army in Portugal.

Recent Submissions

  • Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, to George C. Berkeley 

    Wellesley, Arthur, 1st Duke of Wellington (1811-12-29)
    This item is part of a larger collection which consists of letters and British naval orders spanning the years 1808 to 1813. All of the letters in this collection concern the naval operations under Sir George Cranfield ...
  • Order from Admiralty Office to Captain Schomberg 

    Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (1809-03-28)
    This item is part of a larger collection which consists of letters and British naval orders spanning the years 1808 to 1813. All of the letters in this collection concern the naval operations under Sir George Cranfield ...
  • Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, to George C. Berkeley 

    Wellesley, Arthur, 1st Duke of Wellington (1811-11-22)
    This item is part of a larger collection which consists of letters and British naval orders spanning the years 1808 to 1813. All of the letters in this collection concern the naval operations under Sir George Cranfield ...
  • Naval Regulations from the Admiralty to George Cranfield Berkeley 

    Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (1808-12-01)
    This item is part of a larger collection which consists of letters and British naval orders spanning the years 1808 to 1813. All of the letters in this collection concern the naval operations under Sir George Cranfield ...
  • Order from the Admiralty to George Berkeley, February 1809 

    Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (1809-02-02)
    This item is part of a larger collection which consists of letters and British naval orders spanning the years 1808 to 1813. All of the letters in this collection concern the naval operations under Sir George Cranfield ...
  • Order from the Admiralty to George Berkeley, January 1809 

    Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (1809-01-25)
    This item is part of a larger collection which consists of letters and British naval orders spanning the years 1808 to 1813. All of the letters in this collection concern the naval operations under Sir George Cranfield ...
  • Order from the Admiralty to George Berkeley, March 1809 

    Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (1809-03-28)
    This item is part of a larger collection which consists of letters and British naval orders spanning the years 1808 to 1813. All of the letters in this collection concern the naval operations under Sir George Cranfield ...
  • Letter regarding appointments from the Admiralty to George Cranfield Berkeley 

    Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty (1808-12-02)
    This item is part of a larger collection which consists of letters and British naval orders spanning the years 1808 to 1813. All of the letters in this collection concern the naval operations under Sir George Cranfield ...