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The Naval History of Great Britain from the Year 1788-1836
Edward Pelham Brenton
Πλήρης προβολή - 1837
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Σελίδα 268 - Venerable, off the coast of Holland, the i2th of October, by log (nth1 three PM Camperdown ESE eight mile. Wind N. by E. Sir, I have the pleasure to acquaint you, for the information of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that...
Σελίδα 411 - Lord Nelson has directions to spare Denmark when no longer resisting. But if the firing is continued on the part of Denmark, Lord Nelson will be obliged to set on fire all the floating batteries he has taken, without having the power of saving the brave Danes who have defended them.
Σελίδα 317 - Lordship did me the honour to place under my command. Their high state of discipline is well known to you, and with the judgment of the Captains, together with their valour, and that of the Officers and men of every description, it was absolutely irresistible. Could any thing from my pen add to the characters of the Captains, I would write it with pleasure ; but that is impossible.
Σελίδα 234 - I drink first to the salvation of my soul, and next, to the forgiveness of my enemies.
Σελίδα 317 - The support and assistance I have received from Captain Berry cannot be sufficiently expressed. I was wounded in the head, and obliged to be carried off the deck ; but the service suffered no loss by that event : Captain Berry was fully equal to the important service then going on, and to him I must beg leave to refer you for every information relative to this Victory.
Σελίδα 259 - I had the happiness to command, and judging that the honour of His Majesty's arms, and the circumstances of the war in these seas, required a considerable degree of enterprize, I felt myself justified in departing from the regular system...
Σελίδα 458 - Powers have been adjusted by a Convention with the Emperor of Russia, to which the Kings of Denmark and Sweden Aave expressed their readiness to accede.
Σελίδα 399 - Called by the wishes of the French nation to occupy the first magistracy of the republic, I think it proper, on entering into office, to make a direct communication of it to your majesty.
Σελίδα 277 - I think it proper to mention that some of our citizens resident abroad have fitted out privateers, and others have voluntarily taken the command, or entered on board of them, and committed spoliations on the commerce of the United States.
Σελίδα 317 - I have received from Captain Berry cannot be sufficiently expressed. I was wounded in the head, and obliged to be carried off the deck; but, the service suffered no loss by that event. Captain Berry was fully equal to the important service then going on; and, to him, I must beg leave to refer you, for every information relative to this victory. He will present you with the flag of the second in command, that of the commander in chief being burnt in L'Orient.