Lord Nelson's letters go under the hammer for thousands of pounds

Letters written by Lord Nelson are being sold Credit: Hansons Auctioneers

The letters are rare and will sell at Hansons Auctioneers in Etwall in Derbyshire on Saturday 29th June with a guide price of around £7,000 to £10,000 each.

In October 2011, Hansons sold a letter written by Nelson for £24,000.