(John Jervis, 1735-1823, C-in-C West Indies and Mediterranean, Admiral of the Fleet, from 1797 1st Earl)
Signature 'St. Vincent' on a fragment of an address panel,
bearing also his personal seal as Earl in red wax, and his second signature laid down in the left hand corner, 3½" x 3½" (max.), no place, no date, circa
At George III's insistence, the Earl took his title from his famous victory over the Spanish, 14th February 1797. With 15 sail of line he put 27 to flight, of which Nelson on his own initiative captured 4.