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DUNDAS, Henry, 1st Viscount Melville (1742-1811). Statesman.
Autograph Letter Signed ('Melville') to Rear Admiral Sir T[homas] Graves, 1 page 4to, Admiralty, 24 February 1805. Politely but evasively promising to give full consideration to Captain ?Nesham, on Graves's recommendation.
'... I shall be very ready to give as favourable a consideration as my arrangements may admit, consistently with a due attention to the Pretensions of other officers strongly recommended to me for similar commands.'

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