Author Results for C.J. Britton

Nelson’s Statement of His Services

By C.J. Britton

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 […] Read More

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

Nelson and the River San Juan

By C.J. Britton

The author refers to an earlier contribution by Commander Robinson concerning two sketches associated with Nelson’s involvement in the San Juan River campaign of 1780. The author argues that one of these was probably drawn by Nelson, given the close similarity in handwriting, but questions the accuracy of the estimated distances given between river mouth, […] Read More

Filed under: Nelson | American Revolution | Caribbean
Subjects include: Miscellaneous