Staffordshire at Sea

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Letter from Jervis to his brother explaining about the success of his blockade of Cadiz, and the excellent supply of fresh food and water that his ship is receiving, 16 July 1797

He also expresses pleasure at signing himself Earl St. Vincent and explains why that title was chosen.

(© William Salt Library: 49/91/44: Bundle 1-3, Letter 16)

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