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Acton ADMIRAL THE EARL Admiralty arrived assure Autograph Baltic Bart batteries believe Bronte Nelson Captain Ball Civita Vecchia Coast command Commander-in-Chief COMMODORE SIR THOMAS Convoy Copenhagen Danish Davison dear Lord dear Sir dear Troubridge Denmark directed EARL OF ST Enemy Enemy's England EVAN NEPEAN Excellency Excellency's Flag Fleet force Foudroyant French Frigates George Gibraltar guns hope Island King Lady Hamilton Leghorn letter Letter-Book Lieutenant Line Lord Keith Lord Nelson Lord St Lordship Mahon Majesty's Ship Malta Maltese MARQUIS DE NIZA Mediterranean Messina Minorca Naples Nelson and Bronte Nelson Papers never Nile November obedient obliged and affectionate October Officer orders Palermo Port possession Rear-Admiral received respect Royal Highness Russian Admiral Sail sent September servant shore Sicilian Majesty Sir Hyde Parker Sir John Acton Sir Thomas Troubridge Sir William Squadron troops Valetta Vessels Vice-Admiral Vide Vincent wish wrote
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 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...
Page 545 - The most complete, the most convenient, and the cheapest work of the kind ever given to the public." — Sun. " The best genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage, and the first authority on all questions affecting the aristocracy.
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...