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Admiral Thomas Lord Cochrane writes to his son, 1844

Posted by Brian Vale, on August 5th, 2013

This letter is in the handwriting of one of the best known sea officers of the Georgian and Victorian periods, Thomas, Lord Cochrane, later 10th Earl of Dundonald.  Cochrane’s career was spectacular.  One of the Royal Navy’s most audacious frigate captains, he was dismissed the service following involvement in a Stock Exchange swindle engineered by... Become A Member

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