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Letter from Captain Nelson, dated 24 September 1781, to Philip Stephens, Secretary to the Admiralty

Nelson, after almost a month of taking command of HMS Albemarle, in this letter to the Admiralty, describes the difficulties of getting her underway having already asked for assistance to do so.

Catalogue reference: ADM 1/2222

Nelson requests additional men for HMS ‘Albemarle’. 24 September 1781. Cat ref: ADM 1/2222. Crown copyright.
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