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RCS/RCMS 22 contains:
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24 Watercolour of a view near Okehampton
25 R.C.S. Commonwealth anthology
26 Portrait of Oscar Eckenstein
27 Royal Empire Society address to Princess Elizabeth
28 Letter from Earl Kitchener to Sir Ernest Wilton
29 Correspondence regarding the funeral of Lord Nelson
30 Papers on the Speke family
31 Letters of the Wynne family
32 Imperial Conference autographs
33 Overseas Club certificates
34 Papers of Ronald Silow
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Title Correspondence regarding the funeral of Lord Nelson
Reference RCMS 22/29
(former reference: MSS 11c99)
Creator Shaw, Sir, James, 1764-1844, 1st Baronet, Lord Mayor of London
Covering Dates 1806
Extent and Medium 1 folder; paper; Manuscript
Content and context

Sir James Shaw (1764-1844) was appointed Lord Mayor of London in 1805, and in this capacity led the funeral of Lord Nelson on 9 January 1806.

Four letters relating to Sir James Shaw and his status in Lord Nelson's funeral.

Presented by Miss Monica McLaren.

Further information

The collection is described in the R.C.S. Library Talk 'A second lucky dip' (December 1966).

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 46. Indexed

Xerox copies of the letters were supplied to the Guildhall Library, 11 January 1967.

Index Terms
Nelson, Horatio (1758-1805) Viscount Nelson, Vice Admiral
Shaw, Sir James (1764-1844) 1st Baronet, Lord Mayor of London
RCS/RCMS 22/29 contains:
1 Letter from Sir James Shaw. A draft letter to H.R.H. The Duke of York requesting the loan of a horse.
1 page.
8 Jan. 1806
2 Letter from Duke of York. A reply to RCMS 22/29/1 agreeing to Sir James Shaw's request for a horse.
1 page.
8 Jan. 1806
3 Letter from Brigadier-General Wynard. A letter to Sir James Shaw asking when and where the horse he requested is needed.
1 page.
8 Jan. 1806
4 Letter from Isaac Heard, Garter. A letter with a seal sent to Sir James Shaw requesting permission for troops to pass through Temple Bar.
1 page.
9 Jan. 1806

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