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Robert Barrie’s Letters to his Mother from the Great Lakes 1819-1824

Posted by Paul Martinovich, on January 2nd, 2020

This post presents extracts from Robert Barrie’s letters home to his mother, written whilst on station as Senior Naval Officer of the Great Lakes of Canada. Robert Barrie (1774-1841) was a naval officer active during the Napoleonic Wars, when he commanded (among other ships) the frigate Pomone, and the ship of the line Dragon. Despite... Become A Member

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