Lot 336: Nelson, William



2015-09-16 14:07:03

Lot 336: Nelson William: (1757-1835) 1St Earl Nelson, 2Nd Duke Of Bronte. Elder Brother Of Horatio Nelson. A.L.S., Wm Nelson, Three Pages, 4To, Christ College, 6Th July 1802, To Lady Hamilton. Nelson Announces €˜Dr. Fisher Is Very Much Flattered By Your Kind & Friendly Expressions Towards Him…€™ And Continues To Send News Of The Election For A University, Which Took Place A Day Earlier, €˜The Whole Was Over In Five Minutes - Mr. Pitt & Ld. Euston Are Re-Elected’. Nelson Further States €˜I Had A Bow This Morning From Billy In The Senate House, So I Made Up To Him & Said A Word Or Two To Him’ And Explains That He Proposes Leaving Tomorrow, But Doesn’T Think That He Will Arrive At Merton Before 5 O’Clock, €˜So Don’T Wait For Me, For If I Could Get There Sooner, I Shd Not Like Yr Trouble Of Dressing & Going Out To Dinner Immediately, No Doubt I Shall Find Enough To Dine Upon At Home - A Beek Stake Or Anything, Will Do For Me’. Nelson Concludes €˜I Am Glad You Think The Jewell So Well, - Make My Love To My Brother &C &C - & Believe Me Your Most Faithful, Obliged & Affectionate Friend….€™ And In A Postscript Adds €˜The Bells Are Now Ringing For Re=Election Of The Members For The Town Of Cambridge’. With Integral Address Leaf Addressed To Lady Hamilton At Merton Place. A Letter Of Good Association. Some Very Light, Minor Age Wear And Staining, Vg Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765-1815) English Mistress Of Horatio Nelson.] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £400-500
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