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They reached the river San Juan , March 24th : and here , according to his orders
, Nelson ' s services were to terminate ; but not a man in the expedition had ever
been up the river , or knew the distance of any fortification from its mouth : and ...
... cattle - almost sufficient of themselves to have engendered pestilence ; and
when , at last , orders were given to erect a convenient hospi . tal , the contagion
had become so general , that there were none who could work at it ; for , 1781 .
He was now ordered to Quebec ; where , his surgeon told him , he would
certainly be laid up by the climate . Many of his friends urgeil him to represent this
to Admiral Keppel : but , having received his orders from Lord Sandwich , there ...
And I , ” replied Davison , “ am resolved you shall not . " Nelson , however , upon
this occasion , was less resolute than his friend , and suffered himself to be led
back to the boat . The Albemarle was under orders to convoy a fleet of transports
avoided . He found the Latona in English Harbour , Antigua , with a broad
pennant hoisted ; and , upon inquiring the reason , was presented with a written
order from Sir R . Hughes , requiring and directing him to obey the orders of
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