An Account of the Expedition of the British Fleet to Sicily, in the Years 1718, 1719 and 1720. Under the Command of Sir George Byng...
CORBETT Thomas (1739)
Collected from the Admiral's Manuscripts, and other Original Papers. The Second Edition. Folding table. Light browning, otherwise very good, disbound. 96pp, Printed for J. and R. Tonson,
Corbett served as secretary to Byng on this expedition. On his return to England he was appointed Chief Clerk of the Admiralty, rising to become Second Secretary under Burchett in 1728 and Senior Secretary in 1742 on Burchett's retirement.
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