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Nelson and the Humble Petition of Edward Marcus Despard to the King, 1803.

Posted by Jacqui Livesey, on November 11th, 2016

This article presents a petition to George III written by Colonel Edward Marcus Despard when on trial for High Treason in 1803. It includes a covering letter for a copy of the petition that was sent to Lord Nelson, with whom Despard had served as a young man, and who took a personal interest in... Become A Member

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