Lot 212
  • 212

Nelson, Horatio Lord

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  • Nelson, Horatio Lord
  • Autograph letter, unsigned, to George Cocks,
  • paper
complaining that the artillery officers on HM Bomb Vessels Thunder, Etna and Acheron "are entirely ignorant of the act of Parliament for the Regulation of His Majesty's Ships", sending the regulations and giving orders to the artillerymen ("...take care that the men are kept in cleanliness and discipline becoming such a fine body of Men..."), signed and addressed in a scribal hand, 2 pages, 4to, HMS Victory, 19 May 1804, nicks at margins


Despatches and Letters, VI, pp.23-24