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An Irish peer and colonial governor, styled Viscount Westport until 1800 and Earl of Altamont from 1800 to 1809.


"I take the opportunity of sending this letter & your Ferman1 by a boat which will convey to Athens a bevy of my servants coming to carry off all my clothes vases &c which I left at that place when I came up here."

"I write to you a line to beg that you would take the trouble of sending your servant to the Waywode or Logotheti to enquire for any letters that may have come for me ...."

"I have just heard that the Frigates will sail tomorrow morning early, and as I shall not therefore have an opportunity of seeing you before we meet in England I write you a line to wish you a pleasant voyage, ...."

"I have just heard of the arrival and intended immediate departure of your boat, but as I wished to give you all the news now afloat here I have taken the liberty of stopping it, ..."


Sligo’s disgust at Byron’s behaviour is lightly expressed. [PSC]

Sligo reveals that, at Tripolizta in the Morea, he was taken (a) for Byron and (b) for George III’s nephew. [PSC]
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