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Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood. Superb Autograph Letter Signed 1807

   A superb Autograph Letter Signed Collingwood, to Lieutenant-General Sir Hew Dalrymple, Commander in Chief at Gibraltar, giving the news of the capture of Buenos Ayres by the Spaniards, assessing the Monte Video expedition, anxieties about ships bound for South America, the complexities of regulating trade, etc. 9 x 7 inches, very fine. It is but too true that Buenos Ayres is again in the hands of the Spaniards. From 1778 Collingwoods career was closely connected with that of Nelson whom he followed up the ladder of promotion step by step. He took part in many victories including ...