Correspondence, ca. 1780–1822, 17 items. English-born admiral in the Russian navy and Russian senator. 12 letters are to his youngest brother Robert Tate, 1780–1804, and 1 to his nephew George, son of Robert, 1805. These letters discuss family affairs, the admiral's trips to London and Maine, and naval engagements. Also, 2 letters from John Simpson: 14 May 1821, London, to George and Robert Tate about the admiral's death; and 3 August 1822, St. Petersburg, to George Tate. Finally, there are 2 pp. of Tate family records (births and baptisms) from a family Bible. Collection 198.