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Smith, W. Sidney (William Sidney) Sir 1764-1840

Overview
Works: 88 works in 154 publications in 4 languages and 1,446 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction  Naval history  Records and correspondence  Historical fiction  Portraits  Juvenile works  Sources  Military history 
Roles: Author, Correspondent, Recipient, Former owner, Other
Classifications: PR5458, B
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Most widely held works by W. Sidney Smith
A letter to William Smith, Esq. M.P. from Robert Southey, Esq by Robert Southey( )

4 editions published in 1817 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and correspondence of Admiral Sir William Sidney Smith, G.C.B by John Barrow( )

3 editions published between 1848 and 2010 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and correspondence of Admiral Sir William Sidney Smith by W. Sidney Smith( Book )

4 editions published in 1848 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sydney Smith by George William Erskine Russell( Book )

1 edition published in 1905 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General Berthier's narrative of the French expedition into Syria, 1799 : together with letters from General Bonaparte and Sir Wm. Sidney Smith by Louis-Alexandre Berthier( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the French expedition in Egypt by Napoleon( Book )

1 edition published in 1800 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of Admiral Sir Sidney Smith, K.C.B., &c by Edward Howard( Book )

3 editions published in 1839 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter( Book )

1 edition published in 1809 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and correspondence of admiral Sir William Sidney Smith by John BARROW( Book )

2 editions published in 1848 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mémoire sur la nécessité et les moyens de faire cesser les pirateries des états barbaresques by W. Sidney Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 1814 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Souscription pour opérer l'abolition de l'esclavage des blancs aussi bien que des noirs, en Afrique. [Signé W. Sidney Smith.] by W. Sidney Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 1816 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir W. Sidney Smith papers by W. Sidney Smith( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, sketches, scrapbook, printed material, and other papers, chiefly relating to Smith's brother, John Spencer Smith, British ambassador to the Porte at Constantinople in the early 1790s. Includes genealogy of the Smith family, order issued by Smith aboard HMS Tigre during the Siege of Acre, 1799, and invitation to the funeral of the Duke of Wellington. Correspondents include Robert Liston
Knight of the Sword : the life and letters of Admiral Sir William Sidney Smith, G.C.B. by Edward Frederick Langley Russell Russell of Liverpool( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

George Keith Elphinstone, Viscount Keith manuscript material : 4 items by George Keith Elphinstone( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

· To Sir Sidney Smith, naval officer : 1 autograph letter signed : 8 Jan 1800 : (MISC 0292) : including, "The important despatches [sic] which were interrupted some time ago made it clear the French were negotiating with the Porte."
London, to Sir [Sidney Smith] by William Frederick( )

1 edition published in 1801 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Commenting on the pension awarded to him by Parliament and saying that he felt it should have been higher and he should have also been given a Title; commenting on the "Change of Administration & of the Cause that occasioned the change -- A Proposition to the King to consent to the Emancipation of the Roman Catholics -- a Proposition that no King of the House of Brunswick could consent to being contrary to the Principles that brought our Family to the Throne & one w'ch if consented to in my Opinion would be attended with the most serious & dangerous Consequences to this Country -- Nothing far short of the Overturning our Church & Constitution -- Mr. Pitt not being able to obtain His Majesty's Consent to this Proposition retired;" discussing the Congress at Amiens and the "Definitive Peace;" saying he was told "by a very great Man that the Whole Business would be concluded before the End of November;" saying he hopes to see him after he returns from France
Letter from Henry Wellesley, Cádiz, to Sidney Smith, 1813 September 16 : by Henry Wellesley( )

1 edition published in 1813 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Forwarding "the Regency Gazette containing the Reports received by the Spanish Government from Field Marshal the Marquis of Wellington of the Assault & Capture of the Town of St. Sebastian on the 31st [...] and of the Defeat on the same day of the French Army under Marshal Soult in a desperate Attack made upon the Spanish Army under the Command of Genl. Freire and upon other parts of the Position of the Allied Army in the Pyrenees;" adding in a postscript that another gazette containing an account of the surrender of the Castle of San Sebastian is also included (neither of these gazettes have remained with the letter)
Aleppo, to Admiral Sir Sidney Smith by John Barker( )

1 edition published in 1814 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Acknowledging receipt of dispatches from the Admiral, and discussing Smith's son-in-law's correspondence with Europe, which Barker was evidently helping to facilitate; sending news of Smith's cousin, Lady Hester Stanhope, who has moved to a convent called "Mushmuche" which is located about six hours from Saida, "up the mountains of the Druses", to recover from an illness; giving an account of her first bout of the illness, which occurred when she was staying in Latakia the previous autumn, and her fortitude in facing it: "Her disorder was an epidemical putrid fever, in which the paroxysms were so violent each night as to render her continually delirious; but in the day, altho' the fever never left her she was generally quite composed, and gave me her orders for her funeral, and the disposition of her effects with a calmness and resignation, that was truly edifying"; listing the medical treatments given to her (leeches, asses' milk, hot baths); sending news of "your friend the Emir Beshir" (probably Bashir Shibab II, ruler of Lebanon), who "continues to enjoy health and prosperity, and, ever since the Death of Jazzar [probably the Ottoman governor Ahmad Pasha al-Jazzar], perfect tranquility in his Government"; commenting, however, that the real power in the country is "Sheik Beshir Jiamblatt" (probably Bashir Jumblatt), and that the Sheik and the Emir compete over the magnificence of their palaces; referring to a member of the Emir's household, one "Sheik Saloom", who was with the Emir when the former took refuge on board the HMS Tigre (which Smith captained); describing the Emir's confessor, Padre Luigi Gandolfi; offering to convey letters between the Emir and Admiral Smith; referring to steps Barker has taken to authenticate the "atrocious act of the Jaffa massacre" (perhaps, the siege of Jaffa in 1799); claiming that the Chevalier of Malta, Mr. Lascaris, has been telling "every Englishman he has fallen in with" that Barker suppressed Lascaris's book about the conquest and colonization of Syria, translated it, and presented it as his own work to the British government; describing Lascaris as "neither a spy nor a distressed person, but a species of madman, whose head is full of wild projects"; describing two disturbing incidents that occurred when Lascaris was traveling with Lady Hester Stanhope in the desert
Pale the moon beam shone : song by John Purkis( )

1 edition published in 1825 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lady Hester Stanhope letters and portrait by Hester Stanhope( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

To Colonel Decaut, 19 April 1816, about the murder of Colonel Boutin in the Ansary mountains for which she has avenged his death with the slaughter of Ansary villagers; to Sir, Thursday evening [ca. 1839], welcoming his visit and noting the death of her cousin
 
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