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    Group of Four Royal Navy Officers' Signatures including: Admiral Sir Robert Stopford. 5.5" x 2.25". Stopford (1768-1847) was a career officer who served with Horatio Nelson. [and:] Captain Thomas Huskisson. 2.75" x 1". Huskisson (1784-1844) served as paymaster of the Navy from 1827 through 1830 and present at the Battle of Trafalgar aboard the HMS Defence. [and:] William Rivers Free Franked Signature. Clipped from an address leaf addressed to William FitzRoy to a size of 4.5" x 2.75", Rivers has signed "Free Rivers" at the lower left corner. Rivers served aboard the HMS Victory as master gunner and is credited with shooting the man that killed Horatio Nelson. He lost his lower left leg at the Battle of Trafalgar. [and:] Admiral Sir Samuel John Brooke-Pechell. Clipped from an address leaf addressed to Richard Mann to a size of 4.75" x 3.25" and mounted to a backing sheet with a short biography to an overall size of 6.5" x 7.5". Brooke-Pechell (1785-1849) served in the French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleonic Wars and was a Member of Parliament.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2013
    11th Thursday
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