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(Charles, 1808-1893, Historian, from 1863 Dean of Ely) saying that he is "most gratified by your recollecting me among your friends and sending me a copy of your translation of Keats's Hyperion. I shall read it with much interest. I was sorry that we were absent from Cambridge when you were there, and so saw so little… Read more
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saying "If the enclosed is of any use I shall be very happy ...", 1 side 8vo., Windsor Castle blindstamped paper, Sunday 8th, no date, circa Keppel was promoted to rear admiral on 22nd August 1857, and appointed a Groom in Waiting to the Queen on 24th September 1859.
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image of Fine Autograph document signed (Sir William, Viscount, 1620-1684, Commissioner for the Admiralty, Mathematician, 1st President of the Royal Society 1662, helped Charles II design a yacht)

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requesting a "tally of Assignement may be struck ..." for the Sheriff of Worcestershire in 1657, Thomas Turvey "for the said Sheriffe upon his Accompt for the same yeare for the said summe of six pounds - witnes my hand this xviii the day of December 1661", 1 side 4to., no place, 19th December
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presenting his "compliments to Lieut Bastard and begs to offer his best thanks for having settled his little account with Lt Wright which Sir Thos now encloses ...", I side 8vo., with original autograph envelope signed, Admiralty, 3rd May Lieutenant Richard Bastard entered the Royal Navy in July 1798 and saw a lot of action in his… Read more
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image of Signature on a free fran (Richard Charles Francis Meade, 1795-18779, 3rd Earl, Diplomat and Politician)

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addressed to "The Duke of Wellington K. G." marked "Priv. & Immedt", 5½" x 3", no place, dated in another hand
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image of Frank signed addressed to Captain Travers (George Sloane, 1783-1864, Admiral, from 1833 3rd Earl)

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London, 16th August traces of a newspaper biography remaining not affecting the signature
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image of Final part of a letter signed "Nelson & Bronte" (Horatio, Viscount, 1758-1805, Admiral)

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under the neatly clerk-written subscription "I am, Sir, Your most obedient, humble servant" on a piece 5" x 4", no place, no date, circa
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of First World War Battle Ships, signed on the verso by J. W. Yates, including HMS Revenge with barrage balloon, each 6" x 4" mounted on card 9½" x 8", June
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image of Document signed as Principal Commissioner of the Navy, (Henry, 1646-1708, Governor of the Gold Coast)

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to "The Clerk of the Checqs Storekeeper, and Clerks of the Survey, Ropeyard and Master Ropemaker" at Portsmouth, directing them "to take a regular and exact Survey of all the hemp now remaining in the Stores", for transmission to the Navy Board, 1 side 8vo., 14th March 1699 / Greenhill completed the building of Plymouth Dockyard.… Read more
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saying "I can see nothing wrong, please explain it to me", 1 side 8vo., 50 Hans Place, 27th November light traces of laying down on blank fourth side
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image of Autograph Letter Signed to Admiral Sir Richard Thomas, (Sir Edward, 1770-1851, Admiral)

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(1777-1857, C-in-C Pacific 1841-1844), saying "You performed the very delicate task ... with great tact & judgment", & congratulating him "as an old friend", with on sides 2 and 3, copies in Thomas' hand of two letters to him, in the first Mr. Pitt Adams, Chargé d'Affaires in Lima, writes "H.M. Govt. have entirely approved all our proceedings at… Read more
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asking him for "a Naval & Military Gazette" of last Saturday, and "to be sure to send it up today", 1 side oblong 8vo., no date, c. spike hole in blank portion
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Lord Mayor of London, refusing an invitation as he will be in Gibraltar, 1 side 8vo., 21 Hans Mansions, S.W., 16th February traces of laying down on verso Sir Percy invented the night-signalling apparatus used in the Royal Navy. He served between 1873 and 1900 in the Ashanti War, the Congo Expedition, the Egyptian War, South Africa… Read more
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showing him head and shoulders with full wig and cravat, naval battle below, 8" x 6¼" in margins 11¼" x 9¼", G. Kearsley, Fleet Street, 1st June laid down by side margins Russell was one of the seven who in June 1688 signed the invitation to the Prince of Orange to become King. For the Battle of… Read more
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sending him his "subscription to become a member of the Proposed London Municipal Society. Its objects as published appear to me to be most desirable & most interesting, and eminently suited for Modern Requirements. I see the names of some very staunch old Tories mentioned as members of the Society ... the reforms advocated appear to me… Read more
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image of Autograph Letter Signed to 'Dear Sir', (Henry John Chetwynd Talbot, 1803-1868, Admiral, 18th Earl)

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saying that Wellington College is "a very good place to put a young lad", though "Alfred my boy is a very reserved & shy young fellow & did not much like it", and is now at a private tutor's, he mentions the Church accounts and asks his correspondent to follow up a reference for a Mr. Boyd seeking… Read more
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saying "I will do what you ask as to giving a sitting", and thanking them for "the photograph of my excellent & gallant friend Lord Wolseley, it is one of the best likenesses I have seen", 1 side 8vo., H.M.S. Alexandra, Malta, 23rd February a few light damp marks Lord Alcester took the Meteor floating battery to the… Read more
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showing him half length, full face, in uniform, framed by nautical emblems, while, above, a putto shelters from the crashing waves, published by T. Boys, 7 Ludgate Hill, 1st May laid down by side margins Maxwell served in the West Indies and South America, then in 1816 took Lord Amherst to China. During the latter's mission he… Read more
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showing him full length in uniform, with his K.C.B. medal on its crimson ribbon, a striking portrait in profile, reminiscent of Dighton's caricature style, 13¾" x 9¾", published by T. McLean, Haymarket, no date, c. laid down by side margins Maxwell served in the West Indies and South America, then in 1816 took Lord Amherst to China. … Read more
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image of Autograph Letter Signed to Captain Hartland Mahon, (Admiral of the Fleet Sir Frederick Lawrence, 1871-1945)

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saying he was "at the Ad[miral]ty today and the 2[nd] S[ea] L[ord] is away ill so I could not contact him ... but ... surely you can remain on ... until you hear whether you are going to get the job in the Navy League ... I couldn't write to the Chairman myself but I enclose what I sent… Read more
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