Last Updated on 6/9/2005 by bidz

Nelson’s Trafalgar Letter Vowing To ‘Annihilate’ The French To Be Auctioned

Bonhams – Headlines

“One of the most significant letters in British Naval history, written almost 200 years ago by Britain’s greatest naval hero, Admiral Horatio Nelson, will be sold by Bonhams on 5 July 2005, at 101 New Bond Street, London. In the historic letter to Lord Barham, First Lord of the Admiralty, Nelson outlines his strategy on the eve of the Battle of Trafalgar, vowing to ‘annihilate’ the enemy fleet. ”

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