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Keppel, Augustus Keppel, Viscount (1725-1786) [Appointment of John Knowles to lieutenant on a bomb vessel]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.548 Author/Creator: Keppel, Augustus Keppel, Viscount (1725-1786) Place Written: Great Britain Type: Document signed Date: 16 January 1759 Pagination: 1 p. : vellum ; 27 x 32.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Countersigned by George Rogers. Appoints Knowles Lieutenant on the bomb vessel, the Furnace. Keppel was the Commander in Chief of his Majesty's Ships and Vessels.

People: Keppel, Augustus, Viscount, 1725-1786
Rogers, George, fl. 1759

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: NavyArtilleryMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMaritime

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