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LORD HORATIO NELSON, 1st Viscount Nelson

Auction Lot BK15/270

LORD HORATIO NELSON, 1st Viscount Nelson (1758-1805) - a nine line manuscript note/letter in the hand of, and signed [Nelson Bronte], addressed to Capt [James?] Dunbar, from Amerydon Downs, dated Oct. 4th, 1801.


In Nelson's shaky left hand. Nelson is known in correspondence to have excused himself for not writing longer letters due to not being naturally left handed. Nelson lost his right arm at the Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife in 1797.


: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, Autograph Letters, 10th November, 1893, Lot 21.

Price Realised



Books, Maps and Manuscripts

Fine Art Category

Military Books

Sale Information

BK15: Antiquarian Book Sale
Wednesday, 23rd March 2016
Okehampton Street, Exeter


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