DACRES, Vice-Admiral James Richard. 16791



Letter Signed, to Sir John Thomas Duckworth, Vice Admiral of the White, acknowledging his letter and enclosures. 1 page 12½ x 8 inches, in fine condition. Hercule, Port Royal [Jamaica], 7 March 1806. Vice-Admiral James Richard Dacres (1749-1810) commanded the Carleton schooner in the action on Lake Champlain in 1776, and after a distinguished career was appointed Commander in Chief on the Jamaica station.