Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833

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Commodore of the U.S. Navy; of Princeton, N.J.

From the description of Pay order, 1829 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70965932

From the description of Receipt, 1829 Apr. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70965933

U.S. Navy officer.

From the description of Papers of William Bainbridge, 1804-1828. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130858

American naval officer

From the guide to the William Bainbridge letters and documents, 1807-1830, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Bainbridge joined the Navy in 1798 and fought in the Barbary Wars. During the War of 1812, he attacked and destroyed HMS Java when he was commanding officer of USS Constitution.

From the description of Letter, ca. 1823. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 765892966

From the description of Letter, February 1, 1811. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 704393355

Richard Dale was a naval officer.

From the guide to the Richard Dale papers, 1780-1845, 1780-1845, (American Philosophical Society)

American naval officer.

From the description of ALS, 1807 Dec. 9, Philadelphia, to David Porter, Washington, D.C. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122610711

Naval officer.

From the description of William Bainbridge correspondence, 1806-1816. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449958

Commander of USS Constitution in its successful battle against HMS Java, 1812.

From the description of William Bainbridge Collection, 1815-1856. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 479516461

Naval officer, of Princeton, N.J.

From the description of Letter, 1815 Apr. 14. (Historical Society of Princeton). WorldCat record id: 70962078

William Bainbridge, son of Absolom and ? (Taylor) Bainbridge, was born in Princeton, New Jersey, May 7, 1774. After tutoring with his grandfather, John Taylor, he went to sea at the age of fifteen. His naval career included service against the Barbary States, in the War of 1812, as a captain and part-owner of a merchant ship. He was made captain in 1800, and commodore in 1808. He and his wife Susan Hyleger had one son and four daughters. He died of pneumonia in Philadelphia, July 27, 1833. (from Dic. Am. Bio.) (Blue index cards)

From the description of William Bainbridge papers, 1815-1817. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 318790880

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referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Bradish, Luther, 1783-1863. Papers, 1801-1863. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Macomb, Alexander, 1888-1970. Rodgers family papers, 1740-1987 (bulk 1804-1932). Library of Congress
referencedIn Bates, Richard W., 1892-1973. Autograph collection of Richard W. Bates, 1780-1865. Library of Congress
creatorOf Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. ALS, 1807 Dec. 9, Philadelphia, to David Porter, Washington, D.C. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Various. U. S. Frigate Constitution Documents, 1798-1818, 1853, 1928-1934. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. William Bainbridge correspondence, 1806-1816. Library of Congress
creatorOf Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. Letter, 1813 October 10, Charlestown, Mass., to John Holley, Salisbury, Conn. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. ALS, 1811 August 19 : St. Petersburg, to Paul Hamilton, Secretary of Navy, Washington. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn The Naval History Society Collection, 1721-1995 (bulk 1781-1936) © 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Parris, Alexander, 1780-1852. Papers, 1823-1851. State Library of Massachusetts
creatorOf Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. William Bainbridge Collection, 1815-1856. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. Letter, February 1, 1811. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf United States. Naval Hospital (Chelsea, Mass.). Letterbook, 1832-1839; bulk: 1832-1835. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Chesapeake (Frigate). Journal of the frigate Chesapeake, 1807 May 9-27. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Wilson, Azariah, 1790-1821. Azariah Wilson papers, 1818-1821. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn John Gwinn Papers, 1815-1864, (bulk 1825-1849) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Shaw, John, 1773-1823. Papers of John Shaw, 1798-1895 (bulk 1810-1822). Library of Congress
creatorOf Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. Pay order, 1829 Sept. 1. Historical Society of Princeton
referencedIn Gibson, James. Papers, 1712-1846. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Dale, Richard, 1756-1826. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Captain William Bainbridge, 1805 Sept. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Thomas J. Chew family papers, Chew, Thomas J. family papers, 1797-1875, 1802-1857 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf William Bainbridge letters and documents, 1807-1830, undated New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Lawrence, James, 1781-1813. James Lawrence scrapbook, ca. 1870. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Wadsworth, Alexander S. (Alexander Scammel), 1790-1851. Journal of U.S. frigate President and U.S. frigate Constitution, 1810-1812. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Sawyer, Horace Bucklin, 1797-1860. Papers of Horace Bucklin Sawyer, 1812-1950. Library of Congress
referencedIn Richard Dale Papers, 1778-1918, (bulk 1778-1830) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Porter, David, 1780-1843. ALS : Philadelphia, to William Bainbridge, [1830 Apr. 20]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Hamilton, Paul, 1762-1816. Paul Hamilton papers, 1802-1812. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn War of 1812 collection, 1806-1860 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. ALS, 1805 June 4 : Tripoli, to Commodore John Rodgers. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Dale, Richard, 1756-1826. Richard Dale papers, 1778-1918 (bulk 1778-1830). Library of Congress
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. War of 1812 collection, 1806-1860. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Lear, Tobias, 1762-1816. Tobias Lear diary, 1803 June 24 - October 23. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn David Porter and David Dixon Porter papers, Porter, David and David Dixon Porter papers, 1803-1889 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Rodgers Family Papers, 1740-1987, (bulk 1804-1932) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn McAneny, Marguerite L. Papers, 1967-1975. Historical Society of Princeton
referencedIn Miller, James, 1776-1851. Letter: to Commodore William Bainbridge /by James Miller, 1819 Mar 20. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Barron family. Papers, 1802-1841. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877. Papers, 1801-1880. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Portland (Me.). Committee of General Safety and Defence. Portland, Me., Committee of General Safety and Defence records, 1813. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf United States. Navy. Logbooks: US Navy Collection, 1799-1928, undated. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Lawrence, James, 1781-1813. James Lawrence collection, 1758-1856. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Gwinn, John, 1791-1849. Papers of John Gwinn, 1815-1864 (bulk 1825-1849). Library of Congress
creatorOf Tazewell family. Papers, 1772-1866. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. Letter, 1815 Apr. 14. Historical Society of Princeton
referencedIn Matthew Calbraith Perry correspondence, 1812-1878. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lear, Tobias, 1762-1816. Tobias Lear papers, 1790-1816. Library of Congress
referencedIn Philadelphia Naval Shipyard (Philadelphia, Pa.). Office of the Commanding Naval Officer. Letters received, 1831-1842. Independence Seaport Museum
referencedIn Naval History Society. Naval History Society Collection, 1721-1993 (bulk, 1781-1936). New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Barnes, John S. (John Sanford), 1836-1911. Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1756-1931. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. Autograph letter signed Wm Bainbridge to: Henry A.S. Dearborn, Esq. October 16, 1812. Wellesley College
referencedIn Dale, Richard, 1756-1826. Papers, 1780-1845. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Rodgers Family Papers, 1788-1944, (bulk 1820-1930) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Oliver Hazard Perry papers, Perry, Oliver Hazard papers, 1796-1969, 1812-1819 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Benjamin Bussey collection, Bussey, Benjamin collection, 1767-1872, 1800-1847 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. David Porter and David Dixon Porter papers, 1803-1889. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Bussey, Benjamin, 1757-1842. Benjamin Bussey collection, 1767-1872, bulk 1800-1847. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Harwood family. Harwood family papers, 1722-1962. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Edward Preble Papers, 1680-1912, (bulk 1799-1809) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Tobias Lear Papers, 1790-1816 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Joseph Story papers, Story, Joseph papers, 1794-1851 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. Papers of William Bainbridge, 1804-1828. Library of Congress
creatorOf Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. Letter : Washington [D.C.], to H.A.S. Dearborn, 1827 Jan. 22. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Crowninshield Family. Crowninshield Family Papers, 1697-1909. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Harrison, George. Papers, 1812-1832. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Temple, Nelson, Lloyd, Vassall, and Borland family papers, 1611-1862 (inclusive), 1700-1831 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Southard, Samuel L. (Samuel Lewis), 1787-1842. Political papers, 1761-1926. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Joseph Story papers, 1794-1851. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. ALS, 1814 June 20 : New York, to William Bainbridge, U.S. Navy, Boston. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn U.S.S. Independence surgeon's journal, 1815-1816 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn John Shaw Papers, 1798-1895, (bulk 1810-1822) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Dale, Richard, 1756-1826. ALS : Philadelphia, to William Bainbridge, 1807 Jan. 8. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Tobias Lear papers, Lear, Tobias, papers, 1791-1817 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. Letter, ca. 1823. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Davis, George, Esq. Letter books, 1804-1808. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858. Rodgers family papers, 1788-1944. Library of Congress
referencedIn Philadelphia (Frigate). Accounts of the frigate Philadelphia, 1803-1804. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Richard Dale papers, 1780-1845, 1780-1845 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. William Bainbridge papers, 1815-1817. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. Receipt, 1829 Apr. Historical Society of Princeton
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Oliver Hazard Perry papers, 1796-1969. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Preble, Edward, 1761-1807. Papers of Edward Preble, 1680-1912 (bulk 1799-1809). Library of Congress
referencedIn Evans, Amos A., 1785-1848. U.S.S. Independence surgeon's journal, 1815-1816. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Records of District Courts of the United States. 1685 - 2009. War of 1812 Prize Case Files
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United States
United States
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Birth 1774-05-07

Death 1833-07-28

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