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Nelson, Horatio (1758-1805) Viscount Nelson, Vice Admiral

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Surname: Nelson
Forenames: Horatio
Gender: Male
Date: 1758-1805
Title: 1st Viscount Nelson
Biography: ODNB link for Nelson, Horatio (1758-1805) Viscount Nelson, Vice Admiral
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275181 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P163416 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Horatio Nelson
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1793-1828: Mediterranean Despatches and Entry Books
The National Archives, Kew
2
1801: Admiralty: Hydrographic Department: Original Artwork
The National Archives, Kew
3
corresp and papers
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
4
1762-1806: corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
5
1780-1805: personal letters and official orders
National Museum of the Royal Navy
See Guide to the MS Collections of the Royal Naval Museum (1997), p.44
6
1786-1804: letters and papers (copies)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
7
1777-1805: corresp and papers (291 items)
Huntington Library
See Guide 1982
8
1780-1813: corresp, letter books, logs, papers
Nelson Museum and Local History Centre
NRA 35173
9
1780-1805: accounts and papers (15 vols)
Wellcome Collection
10
1792-1805: log books, corresp with Lady Hamilton etc (250 items)
Harvard University: Houghton Library
NRA 20129 Harvard Univ MSS

See NUC MS 81-613
11
1781-1805: corresp (100 items) incl 38 items rel to the Battle of Copenhagen
University of Michigan: William L Clements Library
See Guide 1978 p129
12
1798-99: order book
British Library, Manuscript Collections
13
1780-1805: misc corresp and papers (23 items)
Karpeles Manuscript Library
See R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
14
1801: order book
National Museum of the Royal Navy
See HMC corresp file
15
1797-1805: letters (25) to Sir Edward Berry
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
16
c1795-99: corresp with Joseph Brame
Shropshire Archives
NRA 26124 Noel-Hill
17
1793-97: letters (27) to Duke of Clarence
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
18
corresp with Sir George Cockburn
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division
NRA 28001
19
1784-1805: corresp with Sir William Cornwallis
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
See HMC [55] Various Collections VI
20
1787-1827: papers and letters to Alexander Davison
British Library, Manuscript Collections
21
1803-04: letters to Ross Donelly
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
22
1799: letters to Sir John Duckworth
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
23
1803-05: corresp with Hugh Elliot
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
24
1803: letters from Hugh Elliot
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 10476 Minto
25
1799-1805: letters (copies) to Spiridion Foresti
Archives and Cornish Studies Service
NRA 10617 Hawkins
26
1799-1800: corresp with Sir Thomas Graham
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
27
1798-1805: letters (58) to Lady Hamilton
British Library, Manuscript Collections
28
c1794-1805: corresp with Lord Hobart
Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies
NRA 1 Hobart-Hampden
29
1794: corresp with Lord Hood
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
30
1800-01: letters (46) to Lord Keith
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
31
1804-05: letters (45) to Lord Melville
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10188 Dundas
32
1787-1805: corresp with Sir Charles Middleton
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
33
1794-97: letters to Lord Minto
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
34
1799-1800: corresp with Frances Nelson
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
See Accessions to repositories 1985
35
1780-1802: letters (13) to Hercules Ross
National Museum of the Royal Navy
See Guide to the MS Collections of the Royal Naval Museum (1997)
36
1795-1804: letters (377) to Lord St Vincent
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
37
1801-03: corresp with 1st Viscount Sidmouth
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 8747 Addington
38
letters (35) to 2nd Earl Spencer
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 10410 Spencer
39
letters (48)
United States Naval Academy Museum
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
40
1798-1802: records of the case arising between Lord Nelson and Benjamin Tucker
National Archives and Records Administration of United States of America
See R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
41
1798-1805: misc corresp (53 items)
United States Naval Academy Museum
See R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
42
1805: letter ordering Bibles and prayer book for his crew
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
See Annual Return 2006
43
1805: letter to Vice Admiral Knight
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
See Annual Return 2006

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