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A List and Description of the American Navy at the Ports of Boston, New York and Norfolk Virginia

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Title:
A List and Description of the American Navy at the Ports of Boston, New York and Norfolk Virginia
Description:
A handwritten manuscript, titled "A List and Description of the American Navy at the Ports of Boston, New York, and Norfolk Virginia," c.1820. The document, possibly written by a British Naval informant, discusses USS Constitution, the fact that she defeated HMS Guerriere and HMS Java, and the ship's nickname of "Old Ironsides."
Date:
[ca. 1820]
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Manuscripts
Location:
USS Constitution Museum
Collection (local):
USS Constitution Museum Correspondence Collection
Subjects:
Constitution (Frigate)
Guerriere (Frigate)
Java (Frigate)
Extent:
3 leaves (9 p.) ; 8 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.
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Notes (date):
Date from accompanying materials.
Notes:
Title from accompanying materials.
Language:
English
Identifier:
1758.1