The Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson: With Notes, Volume 4

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Contents

ToH R II The Duke of Clarence Kioge Bay 27th April
349
To the Right Hon Henry Addington St George 5th May
355
To Sir James Crauford St George Baltic 8th May
361
To the CommanderinChief of the Imperial Fleet
366
VOL IV
369
To Admiral the Earl of St Vincent 17th May
373
To Admiral the Earl of St Vincent 22nd May
379
To Evan Nepean Esq St George 23rd May
385
To Alexander Davison Esq Bay of Rostock 25th May
391
To RearAdmiral Totty Bay of Rostock 29th May
397
To RearAdmiral Totty St George 2nd June
400
To RearAdmiral Totty Kioge Bay 11th June
406
To Admiral the Earl St Vincent K B 12th June
412
To RearAdmiral Totty St George Kioge Bay 15th 18th June
418
To the Honourable Mr Yorke Lotmars Hotel 20th July
424
To Admiral the Earl of St Vincent Sheerness 28th July
430
To Admiral Skeffington Lutwidge Downs 3rd August
436
To the Squadron 5th August
442
To Evan Nepean Esq Medusa off Harwich 9th August
448
To Evan Nepean Esq Admiralty Medusa Nore 11th August
454
An Account of the Killed Wounded c on the night of the 15th
468
To Alexander Davison Esq 20th September
492
To Doctor Baird 27th September
498
To Admiral the Earl of St Vincent Dungeness 3rd October
504
To the Rt Hon Henry Addington Amazon Downs 13th October
510
To Lady Hamilton Amazon 20th October
516
To George Smith Esq Camcr Merton 11th November
522
To Admiral the Earl of St Vincent K B Merton 22nd November
528
To the Bight Hon Henry Addington Merton 2nd December
534
Copy of the Patent creating the Barony of Nelson of the Nile
540

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Page 413 - Venerable, off the coast of Holland, the i2th of October, by log (nth1 three PM Camperdown ESE eight mile. Wind N. by E. Sir, I have the pleasure to acquaint you, for the information of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that...
Page 541 - Know ye, therefore, that we, of our especial grace, certain knowledge, and mere motion, have given and granted, and by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors, do give and grant...
Page 226 - and I glory in them, my children ; they served in my school ; and all of us caught our professional zeal and fire from the great and good Earl St. Vincent.
Page 309 - I have only one eye — I have a right to be blind sometimes...
Page 368 - I have therefore to request that you will have the goodness to furnish me, at your earliest convenience, with an explanation on this point, for the information of her Majesty's law officers.
Page 521 - Feeling that even a doubt upon such a subject cannot be entertained consistently with my reputation as Commander in Chief, I request that you will be pleased to move the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to direct a Court Martial to be assembled as early as possible, for the purpose of enquiring into my conduct as Commander in Chief.53 With such ease was Cochrane outmanoeuvred in the quarrels of public life.
Page 222 - Our dear, great Earl of St. Vincent's orders to me were to follow the French Mediterranean fleet and to annihilate them. It has been done, thanks to the zeal and bravery of my gallant friends. My task is done, my health lost, and I have wrote to Lord Keith for my retreat. May all orders be as punctually obeyed...
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Page 500 - His father, in his advanced age, looked forward for assistance to this good son. Pensions I know have sometimes been granted to the parents of those who. have lost their lives in the service of their King and Country. All...
Page 376 - Your Lordship's whole conduct, from your first appointment to this hour, is the subject of our constant admiration. It does not become me to make comparisons: all agree there is but one Nelson.

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