Nelson’s Statement of His Services

By C.J. Britton, published February 1944


The article is an analysis of a manuscript written in Nelson’s right hand held by the NMM. It is compared with the better known and much longer “Sketch of My Life” published by Clarke and M’Arthur in Nicholas’s Dispatches and Letters. The differences between the two are highlighted, and reasons for them adduced, including Nelson’s motives and possible state of mind.

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Filed under: Napoleonic War | Nelson | Other (location)
Subjects include: Biography

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