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King: Remains of great warship from War of 1812 largely forgotten

Once the greatest warship to sail the Great Lakes, it was larger than Horatio Nelson’s legendary HMS Victory, and bigger than anything in the American fleet during the War of 1812. 782 more words

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Horatio Nelson and Lady Emma Hamilton ALS and Signature

ALS signed “Nelson & Bronte,” one page, 7.5 x 9.5, October 8, 1801. Letter to Lady Hamilton. In part: “I send on shore one line by the boat which goes for letters to tell you not to be surprised if you get no other letter tomorrow for now it blows very hard and every appearance of an increasing gale, how I am praying for the admiralty. 223 more words

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Profiles in Toadying: the Age of Nelson!

So I have just finished reading Terry Coleman’s biography of Horatio Nelson, and it has got me thinking that it is time to revive some of this blog’s old features. 821 more words