Letters, 1803-1843.


Moore, John. Letters, 1803-1843.

Letters, 1803-1843.

Letters from Moore to his wife, Elizabeth S. (Stump) Moore, including love letters prior to their marriage in 1814 and letters concerning the War of 1812 near Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay. Topics include British General Robert Ross and American Commodores John Rodgers, David Porter, and Oliver Hazard Perry; the bombardment of Fort McHenry; Admiral Sir George Cockburn; John Stuart Skinner; and the administrations of Jefferson and Madison. There are also personal and business letters concerning prices of commodities and land, debts, and imprisonment for debt.

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Cockburn, George, Sir, 1772-1853

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Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819

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Moore, John Edward S.

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Ross, Robert, 1766-1814

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British army officer. From the description of Letter of Robert Ross, 1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015408 ...

Porter, David, 1780-1843

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David Porter, U.S. naval officer, was born in 1780 and entered the Navy in 1798. He fought in the Tripolitan War and the War of 1812 abd against West Indian pirates. After resigning from the U.S. Navy, he joined the Mexican Navy for three years. He was minister to Constantinople in 1839. From the description of Signed postal cover n.d. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 46403353 From the description of Letter, January 26, 1820. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: ...

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, th...

Moore, Elizabeth S. Stump.

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