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Page 456 - commissioners of the admiralty that I may be permitted to return to England and to go on shore for the purpose of re-establishing my health, and to enable me to attend to those affairs which require my personal attendance. I have the honour to be, sir, with great respect, your most obedient servant,
Page 412 - beg you will be pleased to acquaint my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty that I arrived at this island and anchored close to the town on the 4th instant, at half-past
Page 347 - have to acquaint you, for the information of my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that on
Page 413 - I have appointed Lieutenant D'Auvergne as acting governor, until their lordships' pleasure is known ; and I beg leave to add that from his perfect knowledge of both services, his zeal and loyalty and a high sense of honour, I know no seaman more competent to the trust. With
Page 463 - and I have desired Captain Blackwood to throw a frigate to the westward of Cadiz for the purpose of easy and early communication. I am, sir, with great respect, Your most obedient servant, NELSON AND BRONTE.
Page 445 - I know, my dear Troubridge, how angry the earl would be if he knew I, as second in command, was to venture to give an opinion, because I know his opinion on officers writing to the admiralty. But what I say is in the mouth of all the old marketwomen at Yarmouth.
Page 411 - of which I am possessed. I have the honour to be, with great truth and respect, Sir, your most obedient humble servant,