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The Dawes Family continued
Daniel Butler Dawes [Senior] was the subject of a letter by Nelson:
I beg leave to enclose you a letter I have received from Commodore Troubridge, respecting Mr Daniel Butler Dawes, Purser of His Majesty’s Ship Culloden, whom I appointed to act as Commissary........his accounts have been made up without his even being reimbursed some necessary expenses he has been at; ........I beg leave to recommend him to the notice of their Lordships, as highly deserving promotion.........
Nelson – [The dispatches and letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson, with notes]
Daniel Butler Dawes,
for the Purpose of distributing the fame to the several Persons entitled thereto, will be paid on the 2nd Day qf September 1802, at No. 34, Arundel-
Dan. But. Dawes.
…………….. The very next day, the newly minted naval storekeeper, Daniel Butler Dawes, arrived. A ship’s purser, he had never held this responsibility before and knew nothing of the Halifax yard. ...... Dawes would eventually master the responsibilities, for he was destined to be still in this position almost seventeen years later when the yard all but closed.
Ashore And Afloat: The British Navy And The Halifax Naval Yard Before 1820 By Julian Gwyn
Death 1849 -
Daniel Butler DAWES, esq., previously of Ashford, then St. Leonard's, Sussex, deceased, held -
By will of DAWES dated 15 August 1848, property to wife Elizabeth, son George Douglas DAWES, & nephew Richard DAWES as trustees.
Deceased 19 April 1849. Probate PCC 14 May 1849.