Barron, James, 1769-1851
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. 65 B27
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of Commodore James Barron relating to his career in the United States Navy, and especially relating to The Chesapeake-Leopard Affair in 1807 and to his duel with Stephen Decatur. Collection includes photocopies of patents issued to Barron for his inventions and a typescript of William Oliver Stevens' An Affair of Honor, a biography of Barron. Correspondents include John Adams, Jesse Duncan Elliott, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Amos Kendall, Duff Green and Abel P....
Identifier: Mss. 65 B27 II
Scope and Contents Manuscript biography of Commodore James Barron by William O. Stevens prepared circa 1940s. Originally entitled "The Man Who Killed Dectur, Commodore James Barron, USN," but published in 1969 by the Chesapeake Historical Society as "An Affair of Honor".