Letters and Papers relating to the First Dutch War, 1652-1654, Volume IV

Vol 37 (1909), C.T. Atkinson

This remarkable compilation includes both official and private correspondence and papers from a wide variety of sources both English and Dutch (the latter translated), giving an extremely detailed and complete view of all aspects of the war. The first volume extends to August 1652. The translations of many of the Dutch documents are unsatisfactory, and should be corrected from the Corrigenda ed. A.C. Dewar, issued by the Society in 1932.

This continues from January 1652/3 to May 1653.


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About C.T. Atkinson

He was born in 1874. He was Dean of Magdalen College, Oxford and from 1898 Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford. He was a Captain at the War Office, 1914-1919. He was a lecturer in Modern History. He vacated his fellowship in 1941, becoming Emeritus Fellow. He died in 1964
He took over from SR Gardiner, on his death in 1902, editing the papers relating to the First Dutch War, 1652-1654.

His publications include

• A History of Germany, 1715-1815 (Methuen, 1908).
• The Peninsula War (Quarterly Review, 1913).
• Marlborough and the Rise of the British Army (Putnams, 1921).
• Letters and Papers relating to the First Dutch War, 1652-1654, 6 volumes (Navy Records Society, 1906, 1910, 1912 and 1930).