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Letter by Nelson sent to Evan Nepean, Secretary to the Admiralty, asking for employment, 6 November 1800

Catalogue reference: ADM 1/579


 

Sir

I beg you will acquaint their Lordships of my arrival here this day, and that my health being perfectly re-established, it is my wish to serve immediately; and I trust that my necessary journey by land from the Mediterranean will not be considered as a wish to be a moment out of active service. I have the honour to be,&c.,

Bronte Nelson of the Nile

 

 
 
 
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