TOWRY, Captain G.H., and other Victualling Commissioners, 1806. 19300

£65

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Letter Signed by John Marsh, Chairman of the Commissioners of Victualling, and by three Commissioners, George Henry Towry, William Boscawen, R.J.Moody, to the Paymasters General, requesting a list of Regimental Agents. 1 page 12 x 8 inches, folds, in good condition. Victualling Office, 14 June 1806. Captain George Henry Towry (1767-1809) served in H.M.S. Victory (1793-94), commanded H.M.S. Dido in the successful action of 24 June 1795 when the Minerve was captured. Later appointments included H.M.S. Diadem under the orders of Commodore Nelson. William Boscawen (1752-1811), author, translator of the classics, nephew of Admiral Edward Boscawen, was made a Commissioner of the Victualling Office in 1785.