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'...
Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819; Lake Erie, Battle of, 1813; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Naval operations
Handwritten letter from Oliver Hazard Perry to Major General William Henry Harrison regarding preparations for the Battle of Lake Erie, including the number of Harrison's men to be taken aboard Perry's ships.
Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819; Flying Fish (Brig); United States. Navy -- History -- War with France, 1798-1800
Handwritten letter from Oliver Hazard Perry to his mother, Sarah, regarding the capture of the brig FLYING FISH. The letter was written off Cape Francois aboard the frigate GENERAL GREENE. This frigate was built at Warren, Rhode Island under the...
Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819; Lake Erie, Battle of, 1813; United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Naval operations;
Handwritten solicitation, from the committee appointed by the Citizens of Newport, for one hundred fifty dollars for the purpose of procuring one or more pieces of plate for Oliver Hazard Perry, in commemoration of the Battle of Lake Erie.
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...