Papers, 1831-1877.


United States. Navy. Papers, 1831-1877.

Papers, 1831-1877.

Letters, general orders, court-martial records, regulations, etc., addressed to officials at the Navy Yard, Philadelphia. Among the commanders mentioned are James Barron, Charles Stewart, Captain George C. Read, and others. Some of the letters and documents bear the signature of Levi Woodbury, John Boyle, Mahlon Dickerson, A. P. Upshur, and George Bancroft.

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Barron, James, 1769-1851 (person)

James Barron was commissioned lieutenant 9 March 1798 in United States Navy and promoted to captain in 1799. He served in the Mediterranean fleet during the war with Tripoli. A commodore by 1807, he was in command of the ship Chesapeake which surrendered to the Leopard. Barron was court-martialed and suspended from service for five years. During the War of 1812, he was in Denmark. He killed Stephen Decatur in a duel in 1820. Commanded Philadelphia and Gosport navy yards and the Navy Asylum, a re...

Read, George C. (George Campbell), 1787-1862 (person)

Read was CO, East India Squadron (1840), Africa Squadron (1846), and Mediterranean Squadron (1855). From the description of Letter, January 22, 1848. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 46357742 Epithet: Captain of the USS 'Constellation' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x000083 George Campbell Read (1787-1862) was an officer in the U.S. Navy. From the description of...

Bancroft, George, 1800-1891 (person)

American historian and author. From the description of Note, an autograph, and a portrait, 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367575323 Epithet: USA Minister in London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x000160 Northampton, Massachusetts, historian and author; secretary of the Navy, 1845-1846; U.S. minister to Berlin, 1867-1874. From the description of Letter: Washington,...

United States. Navy (corporateBody)

Built and launched at New York Navy Yard; commissioned Nov. 12, 1944; scraped in 1993. Served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. From the description of USS Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA-31) photograph collection 1944-1971. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 41657866 The federal government decided in 1941 to send Supply Corps personnel to Harvard Business School for training in the business of equipping the Navy. This was effected by a transfer...

Dickerson, Mahlon, 1770-1853 (person)

Mahlon Dickerson (April 17, 1770 - October 5, 1853) was an American judge and politician. He was elected Governor of New Jersey as well as United States Senator from that state. He was twice appointed Secretary of the Navy - under Presidents Andrew Jackson and Martin van Buren. From the description of Document, May 26, 1837. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18168849 Richard Dale was a naval officer. From the guide to the Richard Dale papers, 1780-1845, 17...

Upshur, A. P. 1790-1844. (person)

Stewart, Charles, 1778-1869 (person)

American naval officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Joseph S. Carles, 1858 Aug. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575282 ...

Boyle, John, F., 1958- (person)

Woodbury, Levi, 1789-1851 (person)

Lawyer, governor of New Hampshire, U.S. senator, U.S. secretary of the Navy, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Letters, 1813-1851. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963939 U.S. senator from and governor of New Hampshire, U.S. secretary of the navy, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and Supreme Court justice, and lawyer. From the description of Levi Woodbury family papers, 1638-191...