Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819

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U. S. naval officer; hero of the Battle of Lake Erie, 1813.

From the description of Battle of Lake Erie orders, log extract, and victory announcement,, 1813 July 8-10 Sept. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 77481334

Born in South Kingston, R.I., Aug. 23, 1785; famous for his battle on Lake Erie, with his dispatch to General Harrison, "We have met the enemy & they are ours", Sep. 10, 1813; U.S.Congress voted thanks, a medal & rank of Captain, died on the Isl. of Trinidad, Aug. 23, 1819; a granite obelisk is erected to his memory by state of Rhode Island. (Herringshaw's Amer. Biogr.) (with portr.) (blue index cards)

From the description of Oliver H. Perry papers, 1810-1815 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 618023147

Perry was born in South Kingston, RI and joined the navy at age fourteen. He won fame when he defeated the British at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812.

From the description of Letter, January 1, 1816. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 742361954

Naval officer.

From the description of Oliver Hazard Perry papers, 1815-1845. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979813

From the description of Letter of Oliver Hazard Perry, 1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450034

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referencedIn Chauncey, Isaac, 1772-1840. Letter books, 1805-1821. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Payne, John, 1788-1854. Letter : Camp Seneca, [Ohio], to Hannah Payne, Mays Lick, Ky., 1813 Sept. 11. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Ohio. Perry's Victory Centennial Commission. Invitation to the laying of the cornerstone at the Perry Victory Memorial and Memorial Banquet, 1913. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Payne, Devall, 1764-1830. Letter : St. Mary's, [In.?], to Hannah Payne, Washington, Ky., 1813 Aug. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Rodgers Family Papers, 1740-1987, (bulk 1804-1932) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Peck, John P. P. Papers, 1891 June 22; undated. Natural History Museum Los Angeles County Foundation, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
creatorOf Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819. Niagara. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819. Oliver Hazard Perry naval letters, 1813. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Perry, Oliver Hazard. Papers, 1808-1813. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Delaplaine, Joseph, 1777-1824. Correspondence, 1813-1824. American Primers
creatorOf Barclay, Captain (Robert), 1779-1854. Detroit. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn Dale, Richard, 1756-1826. Papers, 1780-1845. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819. Papers, 1807 May 8. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Arnold Family. Arnold Family papers 1809-1826. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819. Oliver H. Perry papers, 1810-1815 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Du Pont family. Papers, 1685-1895 1840-1870 (bulk dates). Winterthur Library
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819. Letter, January 1, 1816. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819. Oliver Hazard Perry papers, 1815-1845. Library of Congress
creatorOf Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819. Surprize. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn William Howard Taft papers, 1874-1928 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Barclay, Captain (Robert), 1779-1854. Queen Charlotte. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819. Somers. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Dexter, Samuel, 1726-1810. Ward-Perry-Dexter papers, 1733-1927. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Benson J. Lossing collection, Lossing, Benson J. collection, 1850-1904, 1850-1891 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Lovejoy, Henry, 1800-1872. Old Settlers Festival address, 1864 Feb. 27. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Arnold family papers, 1809-1826 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858. Letter, February 9, 1835. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Harrison, George. Papers, 1812-1832. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Barclay, Captain (Robert), 1779-1854. General Hunter. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn Bidermann, Evelina du Pont, 1796-1863. Papers, 1802-1863. Hagley Museum & 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 Macomb, Alexander, 1888-1970. Rodgers family papers, 1740-1987 (bulk 1804-1932). Library of Congress
referencedIn Barnes, John S. (John Sanford), 1836-1911. Oliver Hazard Perry Collection, [before 1843]. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Skaggs, David Curtis. Perry triumphant / David Curtis Skaggs. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
referencedIn Perry family. Perry family : papers, 1818-1913. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Oliver H. Perry Monument Committee (Cleveland, Ohio). Records 1857-1860. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous pamphlets, etc. about the Battle of Lake Erie in 1813. Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Brown, Adam. Ariel. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn Rodgers Family Papers, 1788-1944, (bulk 1820-1930) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Documents relating to Oliver Hazard Perry's death, 1819-1820. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819. Letter of Oliver Hazard Perry, 1814. Library of Congress
creatorOf Lee, William. Trippe. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Elliott, Jesse, D., Lieutenant. Catherine. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. David Porter and David Dixon Porter papers, 1803-1889. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Journal Kept on Board the U.S. Schooner Nonsuch
referencedIn Rice, Harvey, 1800-1891. Papers, 1830-1897. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf Oliver Hazard Perry naval letters, 1813 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Knoll, Denys W. Papers, 1936-1988. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Barclay, Captain (Robert), 1779-1854. Chippewa. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Barclay, Captain (Robert), 1779-1854. Confiance. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn John E. Boos collection, Boos, John E. collection, 1863-2005, 1863-1940 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Oliver Hazard Perry papers, 1796-1969. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Oliver Hazard Perry papers, Perry, Oliver Hazard papers, 1796-1969, 1812-1819 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819. Papers / Oliver Hazard Perry. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf Curry, Captain. Amelia. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Barclay, Captain (Robert), 1779-1854. Lady Prevost, 1812-[ongoing]. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn William L. Clements Library. Charles Morris papers, 1801-1861. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Barnes, John S. (John Sanford), 1836-1911. Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1756-1931. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858. Rodgers family papers, 1788-1944. Library of Congress
referencedIn The building of Perry's ships : narrative of Noah Brown. The Mariners' Museum Library
creatorOf Porter, David, 1780-1843. Letter signed : George Town, to the Honorable William Jones, Secretary [of the] Navy, on behalf of Thomas Johnston, a former purser, who wishes to reenter the service, 1814 Sept. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Payne, Gladdes. Oliver Hazard Perry report 1897. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
referencedIn Benjamin Waller Booth letter to Charles Worthington, 1816 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. William Howard Taft papers, 1874-1928 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Matthew Calbraith Perry correspondence, 1812-1878. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Dickson, John. Caledonia. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn Harwood family. Harwood family papers, 1722-1962. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. William Howard Taft papers, 1874-1928 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Documents relating to Oliver Hazard Perry's death, 1819-1820. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Shaler family. Papers, 1797-1903. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Barclay, Captain (Robert), 1779-1854. Caroline. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn Moore, John. Letters, 1803-1843. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Isaac Chauncey papers, Chauncey, Isaac papers, 1801-1818 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn United States. Correspondence, 1908-1932. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819. Lawrence. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819. Battle of Lake Erie orders, log extract, and victory announcement,, 1813 July 8-10 Sept. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Lasley, Samuel C. Affidavit, 1824. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn Payne, Devall, 1764-1830. Letter : St. Mary's, [In.?], to Hannah Payne, Washington, Ky., 1813 Aug. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Payne, John, 1788-1854. Letter : Camp Seneca, [Ohio], to Hannah Payne, Mays Lick, Ky., 1813 Sept. 11. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Parsons family. Papers, [1611-ca. 1899]. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn McCreary, S.N. Correspondence January-February 1913. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
referencedIn Charles Morris papers, Morris, Charles papers, 1801-1861 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Clarke Historical Library. Great Lakes stereographs, ca. 1880-1900. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn The Naval History Society Collection, 1721-1995 (bulk 1781-1936) © 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn John Bohlen Collection, 1889-1912 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Elliott, Jesse D. (Jesse Duncan), 1782-1845. Correspondence, 1843. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn Wisconsin. Perry's Victory Centennial Commission. Records, 1911-1914. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Moore, John. Letters, 1803-1843. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn A History of Michigan in Paintings, ca. 1964-1967 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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United States
United States
United States
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Subject
Lake Erie, Battle of, 1813
Occupation
Naval officers
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Birth 1785-08-23

Death 1819-08-23

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