Expertise and naval administration: Lord Mulgrave and the Victualling Board, 1807–10

@article{Davey2014ExpertiseAN,
  title={Expertise and naval administration: Lord Mulgrave and the Victualling Board, 1807–10},
  author={J. Davey},
  journal={Journal for Maritime Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={16},
  pages={29 - 41}
}
  • J. Davey
  • Published 2014
  • History
  • Journal for Maritime Research
This article is concerned with the recognition of expertise and the degree to which this influenced public appointments in the early nineteenth century. It focuses on a number of appointments made between 1807 and 1810 to the Victualling Board, the department responsible for supplying the navy with food. Coming during a time of war, and amid a long-running debate about the role of public office-holders, these appointments proved to be politically and publicly sensitive, and were discussed in… Expand
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