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Collection Reference Number GLC03479.08
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1839 
Title Beverley Kennon to William B. Shubrick regarding the case of William Smith
Date 22 August 1839
Author Kennon, Beverley (1793-1844)  
Recipient Shubrick, William B.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written by Captain Kennon to Commodore Shubrick as commander of the West Indies Squadron. Kennon says he is forwarding the proceedings of the court in the case of William Smith (not included).
Subjects Military History  Navy  Military Law  Caribbean  
People Kennon, Beverley (1793-1844)  
Place written Aboard USS Macedonian
Theme Law; Naval & Maritime
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Kennon was later commandant of the Washington Navy Yard and was killed in an explosion on the USS "Princeton" in 1844.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859