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Smith Thompson to Charles Morris, February 10, 1820

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Title:
Smith Thompson to Charles Morris, February 10, 1820
Description:
A handwritten letter from Secretary of the Navy Smith Thompson to Captain Charles Morris, dated February 10, 1820, announcing the presentation of a silver medal for Morris's good conduct and gallantry during USS Constitution's battle with HMS Guerriere in 1812.
Author:
Thompson, Smith, 1768-1843
Addressee:
Morris, Charles, 1784-1856
Date:
February 10, 1820
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Manuscripts
Location:
USS Constitution Museum
Collection (local):
USS Constitution Museum Correspondence Collection
Subjects:
Military decorations
United States--History--War of 1812
Constitution (Frigate)
Guerriere (Frigate)
Extent:
1 leaf (2 p.) ; 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.
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Notes (date):
Date from item.
Notes:
Title from accompanying materials.
Language:
English
Identifier:
293.1