Dispatches and Letters Volume 3

Dispatches and Letters Volume 3

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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: ... hope; but many Ships will, in my opinion, go down the Mediterranean before Goliath, as she is kept to attend our good friends. You will, my dear Ball, always act in such a manner as to do credit to yourself and Country, and always to meet the approbation of your sincere and affectionate Nelson. I send you the late papers. TO COMMODORE DUCKWORTH. Letter-Book. Palermo, February 4th, 1799. My dear Sir, Lientenant Atkinson, who came up in the Cutter belongs to the Thesens, and as two Lientenants are going down the Mediterranean, by the time the Cutter gets to Minorca, they will be used to Cutter sailing, and if you approve, Lientenant Swiney can take the Cutter to Gibraltar, and Lientenant A. return here to join his Ship. Ever your faithful, Nelson. The Vesuvian Republic is formed. Of course all Vessels belonging to Naples and its Environs ought to be stopped. At least, I think so. TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE SIR WILLIAM HAMILTON, K.I). Letter-Book. Bellerophon, Palermo, flth February, 1799. My dear Sir, I find on inquiry into the subject of your Excellency's letter to me, conveying a complaint of the Prince Luigi, Secretary of State, relative to some armed Boats boarding a Vessel in quarantine, that a complete and most gross misrepresentation has been made to your Excellency on this occasion. In the first place no armed Boats are ever rowed about the Mole of Palermo. The Vessel in quarantine was laying at the Mole-head: every one knows that Vessels in quarantine could not with propriety be placed there--another place being, in all Ports I have seen, appropriated for them: therefore, she could not but be considered as in pratique by any Ship warping into the Mole, and lastly, that the Boat of the Bellerophon was going on board the Vessel to...show more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 408g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236914279
  • 9781236914279