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John Contee to Lewis Bush, September 13, 1812

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Title:
John Contee to Lewis Bush, September 13, 1812
Description:
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.
Author:
Contee, John
Date:
September 13, 1812
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Manuscripts
Location:
USS Constitution Museum
Collection (local):
USS Constitution Museum Correspondence Collection
Subjects:
Campaigns & battles
United States--History--War of 1812
Constitution (Frigate)
us: Guerriere (Frigate)
Bush, William S., 1786-1812
Extent:
1 leaf (4 p.) ; 8 x 10 in.
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Notes:
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Language:
English
Identifier:
1649.1