DYOTT, William Major-General. 18447



Autograph Letter Signed, to the Quarter Master General, about regiments on the march, Coals being supplied rather than Wood, the provision of Wheelbarrows for this, clearing stones from the Encampments, etc. 3 pp. 9 x 7 inches, in good condition. Lichfield, 27 June 1812. General William Dyott (1761-1847) served in Nova Scotia, the West Indies, Egypt (1801), and in the Walcheren Expedition (1809). See Dyott’s Diary, 1781-1845 : a selection from the journal of William Dyott, sometime general in the British army and aide-de-camp to His Majesty King George III. Edited by Reginald W. Jeffery (1907).