DICKSON, Admiral Edward Stirling. 7387



Lower section only of a naval document, bearing the signature ‘E.S.Dickson’ (as Commander). 4½ x 8 inches, in good condition. Given under my Hand on Board of His Majesty’s Sloop the Victorieuse, 13 July 1799. Admiral Edward Stirling Dickson (1765-1844) commanded the brig-sloop Victorieuse (14 guns) at the Capture of Trinidad (February 1797). On 3 December 1798 the Victorieuse and the Zephyr landed a small force on the West Indian island of Margarita and successfully attacked a fort on the river Caribe.