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John Young Mason to Mrs. Delano, November 11, 1848

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Title:
John Young Mason to Mrs. Delano, November 11, 1848
Description:
A handwritten letter and envelope from Secretary of the Navy John Young Mason to Mrs. Delano, widow of Lieutenant George Parker, dated November 11, 1848. The letter is informing Mrs. Delano that she will receive the silver medal due her husband for his participation in USS Constitution's victory over HMS Java in 1812.
Author:
Mason, John Y. (John Young), 1799-1859
Date:
November 11, 1848
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)
Java (Frigate)
Extent:
2 leaves (2 p.) ; 10 x 7 7/8 in. + 1 envelope
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Notes:
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Language:
English
Identifier:
2229.1