ST. VINCENT, John Jervis, Earl. 16880

£100

Description

Autograph Letter Signed ‘St. Vincent’, to “My Dear Lord” [Admiral Lord Keith], saying that he had left “a Portrait of my late worthy friend Sir Basil Keith” to Lord Keith in his wll, but, being about to sell his house in Mortimer Street, he is making arrangements for the portrait to be sent to 45 Harley Street. 1 page 7 x 4½ inches, one hole affecting a couple of letters only, otherwise good. Docketed on verso by Lord Keith: “Earl St Vincent 1816.” Rocketts, 4 February 1816. Admiral John Jervis, Earl St. Vincent (1735-1823). “The likeness is good and painted by Dance, who died [as] Sir Nathaniel Holland.”