Two extremely rare hand signed naval documents which concern payment for an injured members of crew.
The first document is signed by prominent Admiral Adam Duncan alongside the signatures of his crew aboard HMS Monarch and is dated 27th January 1780, after the Battle of Cape St Vincent.
A rarely seen document hand signed by the admiral whose victory in defeating the Dutch fleet off Camperdown on 11 October 1797 is considered as being one of the most significant actions in naval history.
Document states: June 8th, 1780 David Brown appears and found to have had a fracture of the middle finger of his right hand which has occasioned an ankylosis of all the joins impairing the life of the hand for which he deserves four pounds a year and two pounds for present relief.
The second document which also concerns payment for an injured member of crew is dated 17th August 1780, after the first naval relief during the Great Siege of Gibraltar and is signed by the prominent Admiral John Jervis and Sir Evan Nepean amongst many others.
This is another rarely seen document hand signed by the admiral who is best known for his victory at the 1797 Battle of Cape Saint Vincent, from which he earned his titles, and as a patron of Horatio Nelson.
Document states: 6th March 1781 Owen Hughes found to have a large fracture of his skill for which he reserves six pounds a year and three pounds present relief.
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- Nombre de livres
- Histoire, Histoire militaire, Militaria
- Auteur/ Illustrateur
- Admiral Adam Duncan + Admiral John Jervis
- Titre du livre
- Autograph; Signed Navy Documents
- Bon état
- Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
- 2 documents de la marine autographe X
- Langue originale