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James Barron Papers (I)

 Collection
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....

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.

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  • Subject: United States. Navy X
  • Names: Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844 X

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