Lot 606

Battle of Trafalgar - Nelson - General Evening...

Auction Date: 23/06/2022 at 09:30 am

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Battle of Trafalgar - Nelson - General Evening Post date 4 Dec 1805 with considerable reporting relating to the victory at Trafalgar, including a three column article on the Public Thanksgiving, t/w autograph letter by Louisa Cooke the widow of Captain John Cooke…'who fell so nobly in the Battle of Trafalgar…' date 16 June 1830. Cooke was in command of the Bellerophon, early into action received two musket balls to the breast which killed him (2)

Hammer Price: £45.00