Slaughter, Captain William
William Slaughter entered the Royal Navy in 1794.1 In 1837 he was promoted to the rank of captain and appointed a knight of the Royal Hanoverian and Guelphic Order.2
He applied to Lord Grey for a position in the government of Vancouver Island, as seen in this despatch.
  • 1. Great Britain, Admirality, The Navy List, (London: John Murray, Albemare Street, 1848), 7.
  • 2. Ibid., 118.
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