Published On: Mon, Sep 23rd, 2013
| By sima

Letter For Auction Describing British triumph At Trafalgar

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EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND – MAY 10: Sarah Kiedron of Lyon and Turnbull looks through a hole in a letter from a midshipman Robinson due to be auctioned on 13th May and is valued at GBP£800 on May 10, 2013 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Midshipman Robinson served onboard HMS Mars, and wrote the letter to his mother Mrs Robinson who lived at Number 2, Nile Street, Edinburgh, eight days after the action at the Battle of Trafalgar, describing the battle and his part in it, as well as a copy of the letter sent by Admiral Collingwood following Nelson’s death. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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