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  • Eventually Mackintosh obtained a grant of ioo a year for him in 1824 during the lifetime of George IV., as one of the royal associates of the Society of Literature, and at different times he received help principally from Stuart, the publisher, Poole, Sotheby, Sir George Beaumont, Byron and Wordsworth, while his children shared Southey's home at Keswick.
  • He entered the navy in 1759, and obtained his commission as lieutenant in June 1770, when he was appointed to the "Princess Royal," the flagship of Admiral Byron, in which he sailed to the West Indies.
  • He stayed for a time in Venice, where Byron was then living; but the two did not meet.
  • On the 6th of July 1779 he fought a drawn battle with Admiral John Byron, who retired to St Christopher.
  • The site of Cape Colonna is extolled by Byron, and is the scene of Falconer's "Shipwreck."

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