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34 CHAPTER III , The Agamemnon sent to the Mediterranean - Commencement
of Nelson's acquaintance with Sir William Hamilton - He is sent to Corsica , to co -
operate with Paolib Page State of affairs in that island - Nelson undertakes.
The Agamemnon sent to the Mediterranean Commencement of Nelson's
acquaintance with Sir W. Hamilton - He is sent to Corsica , to co - operate with
Paoli - State of affairs in that island— Nelson undertakes the siege of Bastia , and
Before the British fleet entered , Nelson was sent with dispatches to Sir William
Hamilton , our envoy at the court of Naples . Sir William , after his first interview
with him , told Lady Hamilton he was about to introduce a little man to her , who ...
... says Sir William Hamilton , in a letter to Nelson , " perceive that my old friend ,
Hotham , is not quite awake enough for such a command as that of the king's fleet
in the Mediterranean , although he appears the best creature imaginable .
The Neapolitan ministry had determined to give his squadron no assistance ,
being resolved to do nothing which could possibly endanger their peace with the
French directory : by means , however , of Lady Hamilton's influence at court , he
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