Nelson & His World

Discussion on the life and times of Admiral Lord Nelson
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 Post subject: Re: Nelson Silver Statuette
PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 10:17 am 
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I was watching Theresa May's speech yesterday about the current terrorist threat to the U.K. The R.U.S.I. logo was all over the backdrop behind her. That tells me that they have got more to worry about at the moment than my request for an old magazine article!

So will now be pinning my hopes on Birmingham Library coming up with goods.

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 Post subject: Re: Nelson Silver Statuette
PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2014 10:15 pm 
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I know you guys won't be on tenterhooks waiting for the results of this research. But just to let you know that the inevitable has happened and I have to be away from Birmingham for a few days.

Pleased to say that the library have agreed to keep the items out for at least a week so hoping now that I can get in and take a look some time next week.


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 Post subject: Re: Nelson Silver Statuette
PostPosted: Mon Dec 15, 2014 3:23 pm 
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This will be another fairly brief post - but just to confirm that I did get the chance to look through the 2 decades of R.U.S.I. Journals.

Unfortunately no mention of the statuette which was obviously the main reason for the quest.

But there was a little bit about the closure of the Museum, and 2 or 3 Nelson related items. I will give fuller details either end of this week or early next week.

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