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To Captain Russel, H.M. Sloop Gier . . . Medusa, 15th August 461
To Captain Samuel Sutton · · · ·
Merton, 12th November 622
P. 176, 1. 16, for “ Tuesday, 14th June," read “ Tuesday, 14th January, 1800."
LIFE OF NELSON,
FROM SEPTEMBER 1799 TO DECEMBER 1801.
REAR-ADMIRAL OF THE RED, acting as ComSeptember 1st mander-in-Chief in the Mediterranean, with
his Flag in the Samuel and Jane Transport, October 4th
at Palermo, until the 4th of October, when
it was re-hoisted in the Foudroyant.
12th .........Off Mahon.
At Palermo. On the 29th of October he
shifted his Flag to the Perseus Bomb: on the return of the Foudroyant on the 17th of November, it was re-hoisted on
board of her ; but it was removed to - - 23rd
the Atty Transport on the 25th of that to
month. On the 30th of November, 1800. January 15th
LORD NELSON was directed to place himself under the command of Vice-Admiral Lord Keith, which orders he received on the 6th of January 1800; and on the 14th of that month, he re-hoisted his Flag in
the Foudroyant. 16th ......... Sailed in the Foudroyant from Palermo. 20th .......... Arrived in Leghorn Roads and joined Vice
Admiral Lord Keith. 25th ......... Sailed from Leghorn in company with Lord
1800, continued .. ............REAR-ADMIRAL OF THE RED, in the Medi
3rd ...... Arrived at Palerino.
Keith, and passed through the Faro of
Messina for Malta.
Northumberland, Audacious, Success Frigate,
Keith left him in command of the Squadron March 10th
blockading La Valetta. - - 16th
Arrived in the Foudroyant at Palermo.
his Flag to a Transport, the Foudroyant
Captain Sir Edward Berry, in company - April 23rd
with the Lion and Penelope, she captured
on the 21st of April.
Sir William and Lady Hamilton on board.
4th ............Anchored in St. Paul's Bay, Malta.
20th ........ .Under sail, off Malta.
At Palermo. On the 2nd of June he was ap
pointed a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of
St. Ferdinand and Merit of the Two Sicilies. Sailed in the Foudroyant for Leghorn, having
on board the Queen of Naples, three Princesses, and Prince Leopold, and Sir Wil
liam and Lady Hamilton. - - 14th.............. Arrived at Leghorn.
At Leghorn, on the 28th of June, he shifted his
Flag to the Alexander ; and on the 9th of
July, the Queen of Sicily, with her children, - July 12th
took refuge on board that Ship, but landed the next day.