Robert Clift of Bodmin - Able Seaman 1790-1799, by Frances Austin

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Robert Clift of Bodmin - Able Seaman 1790-1799, by Frances Austin

Robert Clift of Bodmin - Able Seaman 1790-1799, by Frances Austin

Published by Meldon House in 1983, 41 pages. Used A5 size booklet (N3366)

This booklet is a chronicle of the letters of Robert Clift from 1790 to 1799. During this period he served in the Royal Navy, and the booklet thus offers a unique and fascinating insight into life as an able bodied seaman during the french Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, as well as the social history of Cornwall, and the Cornish men who went to sea at that time.
 
Condition of the booklet is excellent. The cover is clean and tidy, the staple spine is intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.
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