The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Francis Napier, 8th Lord Napier, to Mary Hamilton

Napier, Francis Scott, 8th Lord

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Francis Napier, 8th Lord Napier, to Mary Hamilton, regarding his son William and the Battle of Trafalgar. He has still had no word from his son William, but thanks God that the <i><i>Gazette</i></i> has reported in the returns that no officer or midshipman was killed or wounded on board the <i><i>Defence</i></i>. ‘Her loss was 7 seamen & marines Killed, and 29 ditto wounded’.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at Queen Street [Edinburgh].</p>

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