A trimmed goose quill pen, evidence of ink stains to nib -- 8in. (20cm.) long; contained within a modern wooden storage tube. With a note: This pen was taken by Major Wright out of Lord Nelsons writing Desk on the 2nd of Novr 1805 in the presence of capt Hardy of the Victory who desired him to keep it as being the pen with which his Lordship had written for the last time in the morn[ing] of the action. It was lying beside an unfinished le[tter to] Lady Hamilton. 2nd Nov 1805 R.W.