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Collection Reference Number GLC03436.04
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1813 
Title The Secretary of the Navy, of the twenty-seventh instant, to the Chairman of the Naval Committee, together with sundry documents
Date 31 December 1813
Author Jones, William (1760-1831)  
Additional authors Bainbridge, William (1774-1833) Hull, Isaac (1773-1843) McCall, Edward (1790-1853) Otis, Samuel Allyne (1740-1814) Perry, Oliver Hazard (1785-1819)
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Printed by Roger C. Weightman. Includes letters and lists related to the 10 September 1813 Battle of Lake Erie. Offers a detailed account of the battle, in which United States Commander Perry defeated a more numerous British fleet. Includes lists of Americans who were wounded in the battle, as well as letters related to the battle from Perry, Commodore Hull, Naval Senior Officer McCall, Commodore Bainbridge, and Naval Secretary Jones. Otis, Secretary of the Senate, writes that this document was printed for use of the Senate.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Navy  Congress  Battle  Global History and Civics  Government and Civics  Injury or Wound  
People Bainbridge, William (1774-1833)  Hull, Isaac (1773-1843)  Jones, William (1760-1831)  McCall, Edward (1790-1853)  Otis, Samuel Allyne (1740-1814)  Perry, Oliver Hazard (1785-1819)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme War of 1812; Naval & Maritime; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859