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Lady Nelson’s application to the Royal Bounty after Nelson’s death

Catalogue reference: ADM 106/3028


36 Weymouth Street, Portland Place
6th February 1806

My late Husband Vice Admiral Lord Nelson, Duke of Bronte, having been kill’d in Battle with the Enemy on the 21st of Oct[obe]r last while serving as Commander in Chief of His Majesty’s Fleet off Cadiz beg leave to request that you will be pleas’d to order me to paid the usual Gratuity of one years Pay.

I am Gentlemen
Your Very obedient Servant
Frances H Nelson & Bronte

To the Hon[oura]ble Comm[ande]rs of His Majesty’s Navy


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