United States.Navy.Court-martial (Mackenzie : 1843); Somers (Brig : 1842-1846); Somers Mutiny, 1842; Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- United States
CASE OF THE SOMERS' MUTINY
DEFENCE OF ALEXANDER SLIDELL MACKENZIE
COMMANDER OF THE U.S. BRIG SOMERS,
BEFORE THE COURT MARTIAL HELD AT THE NAVY YARD, BROOKLYN
TRlBUNE OFFICE, 160 NASSAU STREET,
CASE OF THE SOMERS'...
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.
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...
New York Jany 3rd 1843
Although a personal stranger to you, I cannot
restrain the expression of my feelings to you, in this moment of
universal excitement—I am a very old soldier of the Revolution,
and was present at Head...
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