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Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
Lot: 2297

The Robin Hunt Collection
Napoleonic Wars
Admiral Nelson
1799 Large engraved sheet with a range of different type, titled "In Memory of Admiral Nelson's Unparalleled Victory This Transcript of his Letter stating the Particulars of the Engagement is inscribed to every true Friend to the Interest and Glory of the British Nation".
The letter is headed "Vanguard off the Mouth of the Nile" and has the English and French Lines of Battle listed at the foot. "Published Jany 18th 1799 by Thos. Tomkins in Foster Lane, Cheapside, at the Shakespeare Gallery Pall Mall, and at the Poets Gallery Fleet Street". An astonishing item to have survived (570x760mm)

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