Papers of Horatio Nelson, 1777-1925.

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Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805. Papers of Horatio Nelson, 1777-1925.

Papers of Horatio Nelson, 1777-1925.

Mostly letters from Nelson to William Locker, Lady Hamilton, Prince William Henry, and others reflect Nelson's career from 1777, particularly the Baltic Expedition, the Battle of Copenhagen, and the Battle of Trafalgar; various minor encounters between British and enemy warships; Prince William Henry, later King William IV and his naval activities; family and personal affairs, especially in connection with Lady Hamilton.

291 pieces.

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William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

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Accession date: 1830 Places: England Title: King of Great Britain and Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x0000b0 William, third son of George III, was king of Great Britain, 1830-1837. From the description of [Letter] 1822 Nov. 17, Bushy House [to] Sir / William. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 491429645 ...

Nelson, Horatio Nelson, viscount, 1758-1805

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British naval officer. After his victory at the Battle of the Nile in 1798, Nelson was created Baron Nelson of the Nile and of Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk. The following year he was made Duke of BronteĢ in Sicily for his role in restoring the civil government of Naples after its rescue from the French. From the description of ALS : Brixham, to Emma Hamilton, London, 1801 Feb. 16. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 145506957 Horatio Nelson, British admiral, mad...

Hamilton, Emma, Lady, 1761?-1815

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Wife of Sir William Hamilton, born Emma Lyon. Mistress of Lord Nelson. From the description of ALS : Merton, to an unidentified correspondent, 1806 Dec. 21. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122541889 Mistress of Lord Nelson. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified woman, [1800-1815] Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270499154 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to His Royal High...

Locker, William,

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