Letter by Nelson to William Marsden, Admiralty 16 August 1804
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Catalogue reference: ADM 1/408 (N114)
happiness to a Commander in Chief, whether in the flag officers, the Captains, or the good conduct of the Crews of every Ship in this fleet and the constant marks of approbation for my conduct which I have received from every Court in the Mediterranean leave me nothing to wish for, but a better state of Health.
I have thought it necessary to state this much that their Lordships might not for a moment suppose that I had any uneasiness of mind upon any account, on the contrary every person of all Ranks and descriptions seem only desirous to meet my wishes and to give me satisfaction