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Page 202 - 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...
Page 280 - Sir, — I have the pleasure to acquaint you, for the information of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that at nine o'clock this morning I got sight of the Dutch fleet.
Page xi - The business of an English Commander-in-Chief being first to bring an Enemy's Fleet to Battle, on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his Ships close on board the Enemy, as expeditiously as possible ;) and secondly, to continue them there, without separating, until the business is decided...
Page 415 - Feeling that even a doubt upon such a subject cannot be entertained consistently with my reputation as Commander in Chief, I request that you will be pleased to move the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to direct a Court Martial to be assembled as early as possible, for the purpose of enquiring into my conduct as Commander in Chief.53 With such ease was Cochrane outmanoeuvred in the quarrels of public life.
Page 455 - So far from being infallible, like the Pope, I believe my opinions to be very fallible, and therefore I may be mistaken that the enemy's fleet has gone to Europe ; but I cannot bring myself to think otherwise, notwithstanding the variety of opinions which different people of good judgment form.
Page 429 - My lot is cast, my dear Ball, and I am going to the West Indies, where, although I am late, yet chance may have given them a bad passage, and me a good one : I must hope the best.
Page 481 - Eussell to transmit to you, for the information of the 'lords commissioners of the admiralty, a copy of a letter...
Page 441 - The business of an English commander-in-chief being first to bring an enemy's fleet to battle on the Nelson's Plan of Attack. most advantageous terms to himself — I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy as expeditiously as possible — and, secondly, to continue them there without separating until the business is decided...