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Letter by Nelson to Evan Nepean, Secretary to the Admiralty, 22 May 1801

On the day that Nelson heard he had been given the title Viscount Nelson of the Nile and of Burnham Thorpe in recognition of his services, he was on board HMS St George still feeling unwell and wanting to be replaced.

Catalogue reference: ADM 1/4 (Ha 88)

Nelson awaits his replacement on HMS ‘St George’. 22 May 1801. Cat ref: ADM 1/4 (Ha 88). Crown copyright.
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