Staffordshire at Sea

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Order from Lord Dartmouth, ensuring the provision of food for the fleet to maintain the seamens’ health while they are working on shore at Tangiers.

This order specifies that each man should have eight pounds of fresh beef during his six days of service, and it lists the number oxen that should be delivered to each ship lying off Tangiers.

(© Staffordshire Record Office: D742/O/6/19)

Admiral George Anson (1697-1762) Sir John Leveson (1555-1615) George Legge, Baron Dartmouth (c1647-1691) Richard Drakeford (c1709-1757) John Jervis, Earl St. Vincent (1735-1823) Introduction