Autograph collection of Richard W. Bates, 1780-1865.


Autograph collection of Richard W. Bates, 1780-1865.

Signed autograph letters of William Bainbridge, Henry E. Ballard, Isaac Chauncey, James Fenimore Cooper, John H. Dent, David Porter, John Rodgers, and others, collected by Bates, chiefly concerning naval matters.

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SNAC Resource ID: 8077005

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Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851 (person)

James Fenimore Cooper (September 15, 1789 – September 14, 1851) was an American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances depicting colonist and Indigenous characters from the 17th to the 19th centuries created a unique form of American literature. He lived much of his boyhood and the last fifteen years of life in Cooperstown, New York, which was founded by his father William Cooper on property that he owned. Cooper became a member of the Episcopal Church shortly befo...

Porter, David, 1780-1843 (person)

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: ...

Dent, John H. (John Herbert), 1782-1823 (person)

United States Navy officer in Charleston, S.C., during the War of 1812. From the description of John H. Dent letterbook, 1813-1814. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 28408621 Naval officer. From the description of John H. Dent order-book, 1803-1810. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979812 ...

Bates, Richard W., 1892-1973 (person)

Naval officer and autograph collector. Full name: Richard Waller Bates. From the description of Autograph collection of Richard W. Bates, 1780-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130906 Rear Admiral Richard W. Bates was born in San Francisco, California, on January 16, 1892, to Henry Lester and Helen Rixon Bates. He was appointed to the United States Naval Academy from the Third District, California, in 1911 and graduated in the Class of 1915. Hi...

Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833 (person)

Commodore of the U.S. Navy; of Princeton, N.J. From the description of Pay order, 1829 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70965932 From the description of Receipt, 1829 Apr. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70965933 U.S. Navy officer. From the description of Papers of William Bainbridge, 1804-1828. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130858 American naval officer From the guide to the William Bainbridge letters and documents, 1807-18...

Rodgers, John, 1773-1838 (person)

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...

Ballard, Henry E. (person)

Chauncey, Isaac, 1772-1840 (person)

Isaac Chauncey was a U.S. naval officer from Connecticut who commanded the naval forces on Lake Ontario during the War of 1812. From the description of Isaac Chauncey letter to Henry Dearborn, 1812 September 8. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 769136866 United States naval officer who served successively in various commands including the brig "Hornet", the U.S. Navy yard in New York City, Chief of the naval forces on Lakes Ontario and Erie, the U.S.S. "Was...