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Sir George Grey’s Door, 1806

Posted by Nicholas Blake, on August 25th, 2012

The Hon. George Grey, newly appointed as Commissioner of Portsmouth Dockyard and with seven children, writes to the Admiralty concerning the propriety of a new door to his garden. Captain Grey was a prominent and well-connected naval officer; he had been captain of the Boyne, Sir John Jervis’s flagship in the West Indies, of the... Become A Member

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