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

Catalogue reference: ADM 1/4 (Ha 88)


St George 22 May 1801


I beg you will acquaint their Lordships that I hope I may be able to remain on board Ship till an Officer arrives to take my truly honorable and pleasant Command, but my complaint requires that I should be on Shore and to take gentle exercise my exertions have been I shall go on as long as I am able, with every sentiment of respect

I am Sir Your Most Obedient Servant
Nelson & Bronte
Evan Nepean Esq[ui]re


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