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Archive Collection description: BEH

BEH

Bentham Collection (circa) (1993)

Brigadier-General Sir Samuel Bentham (1757-1831) was an engineer and naval architect and was an official in the Russian Navy (1780-1791) and in the British Navy (1795-1831). He was the brother of the reformer and philosopher Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832).
Ref: "The New Encyclopedia Britannica"

Contents

Transcripts and photocopies mainly from the mss in the British Library relating to the Russian travels of Samuel Bentham in 1781-1782. Includes a translation of "Severnoe prichernomor'e v 1775-1800gg" by E I Druzhinina (Moscow, 1959). Also contains some other related papers including a photocopy of the 1783 diary of Gertrude Harris, sister of the British Ambassador at St Petersburg.

1 box containing 2 folders and 3 envelopes

(Language) English & French & Russian

Unrestricted access

See also: the originals of much of the material are in the British Library

Publication: these papers were collected by Prof. Ian R Christie of University College London in the course of his research for his work "The Benthams in Russia, 1780-1791" (Oxford, 1993)





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