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CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.

Nelson's Birth and Boyhood-He is entered on Board the Raisonnable

-Goes to the West Indies in a Merchant-ship; then serves in the Triumph-He sails in Capt. Phipps's Voyage of Discovery-Goes to the East Indies in the Seahorse, and returns in ill Health-Serves as acting Lieutenant in the Worcester, and is made Lieutenant into the Lowestoffe, Commander into the Badger Brig, and Post into the Hinchinbrook --Expedition against the Spanish Main-Sent to the North Seas in the Albemarle-Services during the American War................................................... Page 15

CHAPTER II.

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Nelson goes to France during the Peace--Reappointed to the Boreas,

and stationed at the Leeward Islands--His firm Conduct concerning the American Interlopers and the Contractors--Marries and returns to England-Is on the Point of quitting the Service in Disgust Manner of Life while unemployed-Appointed to the Agamemnon on the breaking out of the War of the French Revolution........... 41

CHAPTER III.

The Agamemnon sent to the Mediterranean--Commencement of Nel

son's Acquaintance with Sir William Hamilton-He is sent to Corsica, to co-operate with Paoli-State of Affairs in that Island-Nelson undertakes the Siege of Bastia, and reduces it—Takes a distinguished Part in the Siege of Calvi, where he loses an Eye-Admiral Hotham's Action-The Agamemnon ordered to Genoa, to co-operate with the Austrian and Sardinian Forces--Gross Misconduct of the Austrian General.....................................................

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