Eyre Coote papers  1775-1925 (bulk 1775-1830)
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Additional Descriptive Data

The Manuscripts Division has detailed a calendar of the Eyre Coote papers. The following calendar contains item-level description and additional background information on the Coote genealogy: Eyre Coote Papers Calendar.

Timeline of Eyre Coote's military placements:

  • American Revolutionary War (1776-1782)
  • England and Ireland (1782-1792)
  • West Indies (1794, 1796)
  • Bandon, County Cork, Ireland (1796-1798)
  • Dover, England (1797-1798)
  • Ostend, Netherlands (1798)
  • Dover, England (1798-1799)
  • Den Helder, Netherlands (1799)
  • Dover, England (1800-1801)
  • Egypt 1801
  • England and Ireland (1801-1805)
  • Jamaica (1806-1808)
  • Walcheren, Netherlands (1809)
  • England (1810-1819)

Newspaper Clipping publication list:

  • Bell's Weekly Messenger, 3 items, 1798-1802
  • The British Chronicle or Pugh's Hereford Journal, 1 item, 1779
  • The British Gazette, 1 item, 1926
  • The British Press, 4 items, 1813-1815
  • The Dublin Journal, 1 item, 1782
  • Finn's Leinster Journal, 1 item, 1783
  • The Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, 7 items, 1780-1782
  • The Gibraltar Chronicle, 2 items, 1801
  • The Kentish Register, 1 item, 1794
  • Lloyd's Evening Post, 4 items, 1766
  • The London Gazette, 2 items, 1809
  • St. James's Chronicle, or the British Evening Post, 5 items, 1763-1782
  • The Middlesex Journal or Chronicle of Liberty, 1 item, 1770
  • The Morning Chronicle and London Advertiser, 1 item, 1782
  • The Morning Chronicle, 21 items, 1797-1798, 1808-1815
  • The Morning Post and Daily Advertiser, 2 items, 1782-1783
  • The Pilot, 1 item, 1813
  • The Public Advertiser, 2 items, 1791-1792
  • The Star, 5 items, 1801, 1809
  • The Sun, 11 items, 1798-1803
  • The Times, 1 item, 1801
  • The Weekly Register, 2 items, 1798
  • The Westminster Magazine, 1 item, 1783
  • Turmuch, 1 item, 1917 (in Bashkir and Russian)
  • Unzer Leben, 2 items, 1917 (in Yiddish, Russian, and Ukranian)
Alternate Locations

The following 33 maps are located in the Clements Library Map Division:

Related Materials

The following collections contain letters from Eyre Coote:

Additional Eyre Coote papers may be found at the following institutions:

  • British Library, London
  • Hampshire Record Office, Winchester, Hampshire
  • Centre for Kentish Studies, Kent, United Kingdom
  • Special Collections, Glucksman Library, University of Limerick, Ireland
  • National Library of Ireland
Bibliography

Carpenter, Stanley D. M. "Coote, Eyre (bap. 1759, d. 1823)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press: Oxford, England, 2004.

Coote, E., C.H. Coote, and D.A. Fleming. The correspondence of Eyre Coote with his brother, Charles Henry Coote, and others on the Irish Act of Union, 1799-1800. Dublin: Stationery Office of Saorstát Eírean, 2007.

Walsh, T. and E. Coote. Journal of the late campaign in Egypt: including descriptions of that country and of Gibralter, Minorca, Malta, Marmorice, and Macri : with an appendix containing official papers and documents. London: Printed by Luke Hansard, for T. Cadell, jun. and W. Davies, 1803.