Manuscript certificate, signed ‘M.R.Kerr’ as Rear Admiral, stating he has had no “Public Employment either at Sea or on Shore” between 1 July and 31 October 1822. 4½ x 8 inches, in good condition, minor blemishes, paperclip mark. 11 November 1822. Vice-Admiral Lord Mark Robert Kerr (1776 –1840). Kerr served as an officer in the Lion (64) with Lord Macartney in his visit to China in 1792, and was present at the capture of Minorca in 1798.