NELSON, Horatio, Viscount (1758-1805). Vice-admiral.
Document Signed, 1 page folio (written on the right hand side of the page), on board HMS Victory, ?Mezzoschisto [? Sardinia], 15 January 1804. Certifying that the state of health of HMS Superb is good for it to receive Pratique [i.e. is free of contagious disease and may enter port].
'On Board his M.S. Victory. Messoschisto January 15 1804.The slight smudging at the head is caused by offset from Nelson's signature, the document having been folded with the ink still wet.
With an engraved portrait of Nelson.
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