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Letter by Nelson to Evan Nepean, Secretary to the Admiralty, 5 May 1801

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Nelson’s health at this time was giving him cause for concern and he asked the Admiralty to be replaced. However, news of his appointment as Baltic Commander in Chief spurred him into urgent action.

Catalogue reference: ADM 1/4 (Ha 74)

Nelson responds to his appointment as commander-in-chief, Baltic fleet. 5 May 1801. Cat ref: ADM 1/4 (Ha 74). Crown copyright.
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