John Marshall to William Phillips, April 18, 1813
- John Marshall to William Phillips, April 18, 1813
A handwritten letter from Captain John Marshall to William Phillips, dated April 18, 1813. The ten-page letter is a first-hand account of the capture of HMS Java by USS Constitution on December 29, 1812. Some highligths of the letter include criticism of the American crew's plundering, the honorable conduct of William Bainbridge, and the discrepancy regarding the number of wounded and killed.
- Marshall, John
April 18, 1813
- USS Constitution Museum
- Collection (local):
USS Constitution Museum Correspondence Collection
War destruction & pillage
United States--History--War of 1812
- 3 leaves (10 p.) ; 8 5/8 x 7 in.
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