The Keith Papers

Part I: Channel and North Sea, 1803-1807; 1. Operations; 28. General Dundas to Keith

The Document

28. General Dundas to Keith

September 12, 1803.

My dear Lord, Lord Romney and Mr. Pitt were here this day and we agreed on establishing beacons for the interior of the country. I am afraid a letter which I sent to Deal 2 or 3 days ago miscarried, otherwise we might have expected the pleasure of Adm. Montagu’s or some sea officer’s company as requested. I shall beg to know of your return to Deal in order to ascertain with your Lordship if it can be done—some mode of speedy information being communicated to me at Canterbury from Deal of such circumstances as your Lordship may think essential. This is a thing very desirable if it can be readily arranged. I have &c.


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How to cite this article

LLoyd, C . (eds.) (1955) The Keith Papers, vol III, 1803-1815. Navy Records Society, pp. 36-37

Web Page: Rickard, J (24 July 2006), Keith to Secretary of Admiralty,

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