The Dispatches and Letters Volume 1

The Dispatches and Letters Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...I took for granted he meant to prove he never had, in the instance alluded to, disobeyed his Captain's commands, and it was therefore he supposed himself unjustly accused. I am, &c, Horatio Nelson. TO HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE WILLIAM HENRY, CAPTAIN OF HIS MAJESTY'S SHIP PEGASUS. Transmitted to the Admiralty in Captain Nelson's Letter of the 10th July, 1787. Vide p. 242, post. By Horatio Nelson, Esq., Captain of his Majesty's Ship Boreas, &c. You are hereby required and directed to take his Majesty's Ship Rattler under your command, her Captain having my orders to follow your directions; and proceed with all possible dispatch to Port Royal in the Island of Jamaica. 4 Vide p. 223, ante. When your Royal Highness has no further commands for the Rattler, you will order Captain Wallis to proceed to Spithead, making known his arrival to the Secretary of the Admiralty. Given under my hand, on board his Majesty's Ship Boreas, in Nevis Road, 20th May, 1787. Horatio Nelson. TO PHILIP STEPHENS, ESQ. Original, in the Admiralty. Boreas, Spithead, July 4th, 1787. Sir, I have the honour to acquaint you of the arrival of his Majesty's Ship under my command, in obedience to orders from Commodore Parker. I am much distressed that their Lordships should think I had directed the Prince not to do what was right in respect to the Muster-Book for the Clerk of the Cheque at Antigua.5 I assure the Board that I was guided, when his Royal Highness did me the honour of asking me relative to the Book, by the eleventh and fourteenth of the Captain's, and thirteenth Articles of the Purser's Instructions. If I have erred, I fear it has been by too strict a compliance with those Articles. As I have been under the necessity of mentioning his Royal Highness's name, ..
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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 358g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236813057
  • 9781236813053