Staffordshire at Sea

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Letter from Jervis to his brother explaining the consequences of the Battle of the Nile, 1 August 1798, wishing that `the Republicans’ in North Europe could be stopped and peace could be had, 13 December 1798

Jervis also comments on his brother’s management of the Meaford estate and the `salutary’ nature of the water in Burton upon Trent.

(© William Salt Library: 49/91/44: Bundle 1-3, Letter 20)

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