Research Subjects: Eyewitness Accounts

British Memoirs of the Napoleonic Wars: Paymasters

By Robert Burnham

Cooke, Robert D. At Wellington's Headquarters: the letters of Robert Duffield Cooke Army Pay Corps 1811-14. Gareth Glover (ed,) Godmanchester: Ken Trotman, 2009. 38 pages.

Notes: Went out to be a clerk and by 1814 was the senior clerk in the Paymaster's Office in the British Army in the Peninsula.

Wray, H. B. "Letter to Lieutenant Lancelot Machell RE dated 23 April 1813" in Machell, Lancelot. The Peninsular War Letters of Lancelot Machell RE. Mark S. Thompson (ed.). Published by Mark S. Thompson, 2017. Page 113

Notes: Was the paymaster for the 2nd Battalion 30th Foot. Covers the accounts of Lieutenant Machell's brother, Richard who was wounded in the siege of Badajoz.


Placed on the Napoleon Series: May 2017.


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