U.S. Secretary of the Navy Letter Collection, 1810-1934


United States. Dept. of the Navy. U.S. Secretary of the Navy Letter Collection, 1810-1934

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Letter Collection, 1810-1934

The U.S. Secretary of the Navy Letter Collection contains 148 items, mostly letters to the Secretary of the Navy and to the President of the time regarding commissions into the Marine Corps.

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Thompson, Smith, 1768-1843

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Smith Thompson (1768-1843) was an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and United States Secretary of the Navy. From the guide to the Smith Thompson Letter, ., 1822, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Smith Thompson (1768-1843), associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and United States Secretary of the Navy. From the description of Smith Thompson letter, 1822 [manuscript]. WorldCat ...

Hamilton, Paul, 1762-1816

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Governor of S.C., 1804-1806; Secretary of Navy, 1809-1813; member of S.C. House, 1788-1789; member of S.C. Senate, 1794, 1798-1799; slave owner who urged S.C. legislature to prohibit African slave trade; son of Archibald and Rebecca Branford Hamilton; husband of Mary Wilkinson Hamilton. From the description of Paul Hamilton papers, 1802-1812. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 44010020 Paul Hamilton (1762-1816) was born in St. Paul's Parish, South Carolina o...

Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

United States. Navy Department

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Smith was a private citizen and donor to the "Eyes for the Navy" program. From the description of Memorandum, no date. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 708036591 From the description of Memorandum, September 30, 1918. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 708034981 From the description of Certificate, no date. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 708036793 The United States Navy operated a radio station with call sign NUG in Calumet, Michigan...

Johnson, Elwyn C.

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Southard, Samuel L. (Samuel Lewis), 1787-1842

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U.S. secretary of the navy and U.S. senator from and governor of New Jersey. From the description of Papers of Samuel L. Southard, 1809-1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77961420 Secretary of the navy. From the description of Letter : from several correspondents, 1825 Jan. 17. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28996223 Samuel L. Southard (1787-1842) was a prominent U.S. statesman of the early 19th century. He served as a New Jersey Senator from...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Mason, John Y. (John Young), 1799-1859

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U.S. minister to France. From the description of Letterbooks : of John Y. Mason, 1853 November 4-1859 September 17. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 29553098 John Young Mason, from Greensville County, Va., graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1816. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Virginia, 1831-1837; served as secretary of the Navy, 1844-1845 and 1846-1849; was attorney general of the United States, M...

Harris, John, 1793-1864

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Jones, William, 1763-1831

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United States. Marine Corps

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The U.S. Marine Corps was established on November 10, 1775. From the description of Papers, 1933-1945. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 754107146 The history of the Marine Corps Navajo Code Talkers dates from 1942-1945. In 1942, a white man by the name of Phillip Johnston, who had lived on a Navajo reservation for many years of his life, conceived an idea that he thought might help the war. He believed that the Navajo language, a verbal, rarely-written language, coul...

Barnett, George, 1859-1930

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George Barnett (b. Dec. 9, 1859, Lancaster, Wisconsin-d. April 27, 1930, Washington, D.C.), major general in the U.S. Marine Corps, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1881 and was transferred to the Marine Corps. He served on the USS Iroquois, the USS Vermont, the USS San Francisco, the USS New Orleans, and the USS Chicago. He was assigned to the First Brigade of Marines, serving in the Philippines in 1904 and 1905, and after duty at Marine Corps Headquarters in Washington, D.C., he was Ma...

United States. Dept. of the Navy.

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This collection was donated to the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History by Jack Moseley in memory of his sister, Mary Helen Moseley Johnson-Watson, whose first husband, Elwyn Charles Johnson, was given these documents by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936. Elwyn Johnson was an aide to the President, at the time the Under Secretary of the Navy. Woodrow Wilson appointed Roosevelt Assistant Secretary of the Navy under Josephus Daniels in 1913. Roosevelt served in ...