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James Barron Papers (I)

 Collection
Identifier: 01/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...

Francis J. Mallory Letter to Abel P. Upshur

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00546
Scope and Contents

Francis J. Mallory to Abel P. Upshur, Secretary of the Navy, where he recommends the son of a friend for a naval warrant.  October 7, 1841.