The Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson: With Notes, Volume 2

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Page 364 - and Captain supported this apparently, but not in reality, unequal contest, when the Blenheim, passing to windward of us and ahead, eased us a little. By this time the Salvador del Mundo and San Isidro dropped astern, and were fired into in a masterly style by the Excellent, Captain Collingwood, who compelled them to hoist English colours.
Page 456 - more recovered than [I] could have expected. I beg neither you or my father will think much of this mishap : my mind has long been made up to such an event. God bless you, and believe me Your most affectionate husband, HORATIO NELSON. son, with the other brave men who fell so gallantly. I hope
Page 362 - the larboard gangway to the forecastle, where I met two or three Spanish Officers prisoners to my seamen, and they delivered me their swords. At this moment, a fire of pistols or muskets opened from the Admiral's stern gallery of the San Josef, I directed the soldiers to fire into her stern ; and, calling to Captain Miller, ordered
Page 81 - to the eastward or westward ; the Enemy at Oneglia would be cut off from provisions, and a body of men could be landed to attack it, whenever it might be judged necessary. Nice, from the vicinity of St. Remo, would be completely blockaded by sea ; and the British Fleet, twenty-three Sail of
Page 430 - We know not what might have been hatched by a Sunday's grog : now your discipline is safe. I talked to our people, and, I hope, with good effect: indeed, they seem a very quiet set Ever your most faithful, HORATIO NELSON. TO ADMIRAL SIR JOHN JERVIS, KB [From Clarke and M-Arthur, vol. ii. p.
Page 500 - have fixed my resolution if that should happen ; but in every situation, I shall be a well-wisher to you and your family, and pray they or you may never know the pangs which at this instant tear my heart God bless you, and assure yourself, I am, Your most affectionate and dutiful nephew, HORATIO NELSON. TO COMMODORE
Page 444 - Let me alone, I have yet my legs left, and one arm. Tell the surgeon to make haste and get his instruments. I know 1 must lose my right arm, so the sooner it is
Page 6 - are. I have got upon a subject near my heart, which is full when I think of the treatment I have received : every man who had any considerable share in the reduction, has got some place or other—I, only I, am without reward. The taking of Corsica, like the taking of St. Juan's,
Page 448 - in the face of forty pieces of cannon, though we were not successful, will shew what an Englishman is equal to. I have the honour to be, With great respect, Sir, Your most obedient humble servant,
Page 221 - in the case of a declared blockaded port. I have the honour to be, Sir, with great respect, Your most obedient Servant, HORATIO NELSON. TO THE RIGHT HON. SIR GILBERT ELLIOT. [Autograph, in the

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