The contents are as follows.
(i) Copies of correspondence between Lord Nelson and Sir John Acton, 1803-1804 (folio 1);
(ii) Copies of letters of Hugh Elliot to Lord Nelson, 1803 (folio 15);
(iii) Papers concerning John Badge, merchant in Naples, and John Park, master of the ‘Columba , arrested on a charge of barratry, 1803 (folio 91);
(iv) Papers connected with the capture of the French privateer ‘Tigre’, 1803 (folio 129);
(v) Papers relating to an alleged attack (in search of naval deserters) by a boarding party from the British sloop ‘Bittern’ on three Dutch and a French ship in Naples harbour, 1804 (folio 166).