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Lancelot Baugh Letter

An inventory of the item at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Baugh, Lancelot.
Title: Lancelot Baugh Letter
Inclusive Dates: 1785
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Letter from Lt. Gen. Lancelot Baugh to an unidentified recipient, written from Dublin.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Lancelot Baugh (d. 1792) was a British career military officer, probably from Scotland. Rising through the ranks, he was eventually promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-General and was for many years Colonel of Her Majesty's Sixth (or Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Lancelot Baugh Letter consists of a single letter from Lt. Gen. Baugh to an unidentified "Sir George" on behalf of a young Irish soldier named Hill, who is in need of funds.

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Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

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Subject Headings


Baugh, Lancelot.

Corporate Bodies

Great Britain. -- Army. -- Royal Warwickshire Regiment.

Genres and Forms




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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Lancelot Baugh Letter,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information


Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 10 Apr 2017
Revision history:

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SC 803 Miscellaneous 1785

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