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Letter by Nelson to William Marsden, Admiralty 7 August 1804

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Catalogue reference: ADM 1/408 (N97)


Victory at Sea 7th August 1804


I herewith transmit you Copy of a contract entered into by Doctor Snipe Physician of the Fleet and Mr Gray Surgeon of the Naval Hospital at Malta, with Mr John Broadbent Merchant at Messina, for supplying Thirty thousand Gallons of Lemon juice for the Sick and Hurt Board, which you will please to lay before the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty for their information, as it appears to me from the low price contracted for, to be an object of great consideration in the Victualling department, and by which immense Sums might be



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