Rodgers, John, 1773-1838

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U.S. Naval officer.

From the description of Letter, 1812, Jan. 6 : Newport, Rhode Island, to William P.C. Barton. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34992827

President of the United States Board of Navy Commissioners.

From the description of Letters, 1818-1831. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70926243

John Rodgers was born in Maryland in 1773. He joined the Navy in the 1790s and served in the Quasi War with France, the war with the Barbary pirates and the War of 1812. He was head of the Board of Naval Commissioners until retiring in 1837. His son and grandson served in the U.S. Navy.

From the description of Letter, August 31, 1836. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 707351511

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creatorOf Rodgers, John, 1773-1838. Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Henry Wheaton, 1822 Apr. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hamilton, Paul, 1762-1816. LS, 1812 June 5 : Navy Department, to Commodore John Rodgers, New York. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Rodgers Family Papers, 1740-1987, (bulk 1804-1932) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Randolph, Richard Kidder, 1781-1849. Papers of Richard Kidder Randolph [manuscript], 1791-1932 bulk 1812-1860. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819. Papers, 1796-1969, bulk: 1812-1819 William L. Clements Library
referencedIn North Carolina (Ship). North Carolina logs, 1825-1827 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Daniel Todd Patterson Papers, 1772-1927, (bulk 1825-1835) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Dickins, Francis Williams, 1844-1910. Naval historical collection of Francis Williams Dickins, 1798-1905. Library of Congress
referencedIn Bates, Richard W., 1892-1973. Autograph collection of Richard W. Bates, 1780-1865. Library of Congress
referencedIn Nautical charts, 1769-1809. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn U.S. History mss., 1612-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Davis, George, Esq. Letter books, 1804-1808. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Buchanan, Roberdeau, 1839-1916,. Collection, 1761-1831. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Rodgers, John, 1773-1838. Letters, 1818-1831. Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum
referencedIn North Carolina (Ship-of-the-line). Journal of a cruise of the U.S. Ship North Carolina, 74 : Bearing the flag of Commo. John Rodgers, Commandr. in Chief of the United States Naval Forces, November 20, 1824 - September 18, 1825. Independence Seaport Museum
referencedIn Rodgers family. Rodgers family papers, 1791-1885 bulk 1800-1830. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Hamilton, Paul, 1762-1816. ALS, 1812 June 18 : Navy Department, to Commodore John Rodgers, New York. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
referencedIn Moore, John. Letters, 1803-1843. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Shaw, John, 1773-1823. Papers of John Shaw, 1798-1895 (bulk 1810-1822). Library of Congress
creatorOf Gaines, Edmund Pendleton, 1777-1849. War of 1812 collection, 1813-1932. Gadsden Public Library
creatorOf Barron, Samuel, 1765-1810. Papers, 1793-1942. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Henry, John P. John P. Henry letter, 1820. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Patterson, Daniel Todd, 1786-1839. Papers, 1772-1927 (bulk 1825-1835). Library of Congress
referencedIn Moore, John. Letters, 1803-1843. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Bacon, Edmund, b. 1785,. Papers of the Randolph family of Edgehill and Wilson Cary Nicholas [manuscript], 1765-1869. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Perry, Raymond, 1789-1826. Raymond Perry journal, 1812-1814. Library of Congress
referencedIn Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Extracts from letters to Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Wayles Eppes [manuscript], 1806 July 11. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Elliott, Jesse D. (Jesse Duncan), 1782-1845. Papers, 1824-1839. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Barron, James, 1761-1851. Papers, 1831-1836. Independence Seaport Museum
creatorOf Macomb, Alexander, 1888-1970. Rodgers family papers, 1740-1987 (bulk 1804-1932). Library of Congress
creatorOf Lawrence, James, 1781-1813. James Lawrence collection, 1758-1856. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Rodgers, John, 1773-1838. John Rodgers papers, 1796-1908, bulk 1801-1836. William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Hamilton, Paul, 1762-1816. ALS, 1812 May 21 : Navy Department, to Commodore [John] Rodgers, New York. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Randolph, John, 1773-1833. Letters of and about John Randolph of Roanoke [manuscript], 1811-1904. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858. Rodgers family papers, 1788-1944. Library of Congress
referencedIn Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860. Letter from Tazewell to John Bullus [manuscript], 1813 June 12. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Edward Preble Papers, 1680-1912, (bulk 1799-1809) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Boarman, Charles, 1795-1879. Letterbook of Charles Boarman, 1838-1858. Library of Congress
creatorOf Rodgers, John, 1773-1838. Letters to Isaac Wayne, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn John Shaw Papers, 1798-1895, (bulk 1810-1822) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Rodgers, John, 1773-1838. Letter, August 31, 1836. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Preble, Edward, 1761-1807. Papers of Edward Preble, 1680-1912 (bulk 1799-1809). Library of Congress
referencedIn Dent, John H. (John Herbert), 1782-1823. John H. Dent order-book, 1803-1810. Library of Congress
referencedIn Rogers's engagement (poem), ca. 1812. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Philadelphia Naval Shipyard (Philadelphia, Pa.). Office of the Commanding Naval Officer. Letters received, 1831-1842. Independence Seaport Museum
creatorOf Rodgers, John, 1773-1838. Letter, 1812, Jan. 6 : Newport, Rhode Island, to William P.C. Barton. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Patterson, Daniel Todd, 1786-1839. Daniel Todd Patterson papers, 1772-1927 (bulk 1825-1835). Library of Congress
referencedIn Chauncey, Isaac, 1772-1840. Letter books, 1805-1821. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Tripolitan War collection, 1804-1805. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Oliver Hazard Perry papers, 1796-1969. William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. ALS, 1805 June 4 : Tripoli, to Commodore John Rodgers. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Meigs family. Meigs family papers 1848-1958 (bulk 1875-1910). Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Lear, Tobias, 1762-1816. Tobias Lear diary, 1803 June 24 - October 23. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Kemble, Gouveneur, 1786-1875. Gouveneur Kemble letter : Washington, to John Townsend, 1830 Mar. 28. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Southard, James W. Papers, 1825-1827; 1828. Independence Seaport Museum
creatorOf Hamilton, Paul, 1762-1816. LS, 1812 June 1 : Navy Department, to Commodore [John] Rodgers, New York. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Rodgers Family Papers, 1788-1944, (bulk 1820-1930) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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associatedWith Barron, Samuel, d. 1810. person
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correspondedWith Boarman, Charles, 1795-1879. person
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associatedWith Colden, Cadwallader D. (Cadwallader David), 1769-1834. person
associatedWith Crowninshield, Benjamin Williams, 1772-1851. person
associatedWith Davis, George, Esq. person
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correspondedWith Morris, Charles, 1784-1856 person
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associatedWith Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (U.S.) corporateBody
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associatedWith President (Frigate) corporateBody
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associatedWith Rodgers family family
associatedWith Rodgers family. family
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associatedWith Rodgers, John, 1812-1882. person
associatedWith Rodgers, Minerva Denison, 1784-1877. person
associatedWith Shaw, John, 1773-1823. person
associatedWith Smith, Robert, 1757-1842. person
associatedWith Smith, Samuel, 1752-1839. person
associatedWith Southard, James W. person
associatedWith Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860. person
associatedWith United States. Board of Navy Commissioners. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy. Mediterranean Squadron. corporateBody
associatedWith Van Rensselaer, K. K. (Killian Killian), 1763-1845. person
associatedWith Wheaton, Henry, 1785-1848, person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
New Hampshire--Portsmouth
United States
Subject
Shipbuilding
Embargo, 1807-1809
Scurvy
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry
Schooners
Occupation
Officers (military officers)--United States
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Birth 1773-07-11

Death 1838-08-01

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