John Contee to Lewis Bush, September 13, 1812
- John Contee to Lewis Bush, September 13, 1812
Handwritten letter from Marine Lieutenant John Contee to Lewis Bush, recounting the death of his brother Lieutenant William Sharp Bush on August 19, 1812 during USS Constitution's battle with HMS Guerriere.
- Contee, John
September 13, 1812
- USS Constitution Museum
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USS Constitution Museum Correspondence Collection
Campaigns & battles
United States--History--War of 1812
us: Guerriere (Frigate)
Bush, William S., 1786-1812
- 1 leaf (4 p.) ; 8 x 10 in.
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