Papers of John Gwinn, 1815-1864 (bulk 1825-1849).

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Gwinn, John, 1791-1849. Papers of John Gwinn, 1815-1864 (bulk 1825-1849).

Papers of John Gwinn, 1815-1864 (bulk 1825-1849).

Official and general correspondence, personal journals, commissions, printed matter, and miscellaneous material, chiefly 1825-1849, documenting the Navy's peacetime mission of protecting American interests and commerce at home and abroad. Includes material concerning the court-martial of Alexander Slidell MacKenzie, for which Gwinn served on the jury. Correspondents include William Bainbridge, George Bancroft, James Biddle, William C. Bolton, David Conner, William M. Crane, Benjamin Crowninshield, John Y. Mason, William Ballard Preston, Samuel L. Southard, Smith Thompson, Alexander Todd, and William Winthrop.

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Biddle, James, 1783-1848

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Crane, William Montgomery, 1784-1846

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Bancroft, George, 1800-1891

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Bolton, William Compton, d. 1849

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Gwinn, John, 1791-1849

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Conner, David, 1792-1856

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