ST. VINCENT, John Jervis, Earl. 20101

£200

Description

Naval Memorandum, signed ‘St. Vincent’, addressed to Captain Duckworth, His Majestys Ship Leviathan, being an order “to supply the Cable condemned as Junk” to HMS Edgar, Marlborough, Powerful and Gibraltar. 1 page 13 x 8 inches, folds, complete and in good condition. Ville de Paris, off Cadiz, 14 September 1798. Signed by Admiral John Jervis, Earl St. Vincent (1735-1823) as Commander-in-Chief during the blockade of Cadiz, notable for the severe repression of a mutiny on board H.M.S. Marlborough during the summer of 1798.