Contract for Assistance (1809) and Aid (1809); later used for Chatham (1811) and Portsmouth (1811)
Not on display
A 16 page contract for Assistance (1809) and Aid (1809), two Naval Transports, between the Admiralty and Mr Dudman at Depford (Assistance) and Mr Brindley at Lynn (Aid), undated and unsigned.
The contract has been re-used for Chatham (1811) by Mr Brindley at Frinsbury and Portsmouth (1811) by Mr Stone at Milford.
The contract sent to Mr Brindley has the dimensions altered in green. At the beginning of the contract is handwritten in pencil: "The alterations in green are agreable to Mr Brindley. Contract dated September 1810".
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
black ink; blackprint; green ink; pencil; red ink; paper