Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792 -- Correspondence; Bon Homme Richard (Ship); Flamborough Head, Battle of, 1779; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations; Serapis (Frigate); Luzac, J.
U.S. Brig Somers, New York Jan 11, 1843
My dear Sir,
In taking up my pen to reply to
your valuable and most welcome letter of the 3 instant I have
little hope of expressing to you a tithe of the gratification which
I have derived myself, and a...
CRUISE OF THE SOMERS:
ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE
DESPOTISM OF THE QUARTERDECK
THE UNMANLY CONDUCT OF COMMANDER MACKENZIE
"Difficulty is a bugbear to children, a stimulus to men."
J. WINCHESTER, NEW WORLD PRESS, 30 ANN ST.
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Wilson, Eugene Edward, 1887-1974; Wilson, Gevenieve; Westervelt, George Conrad, 1879-; United States.Navy -- Aviation; Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics; Air power -- United States; Aircraft industry -- United States --...
My very dear Sir
I have carefully perused your letter to
Commander Mackenzie, and am much gratified to find that
in your mature judgment he has so able an advocate and
support; and I sincerely hope that his conduct in that sad
Tragedy (painful as...