A compilation of biographical sketches of distinguished officers in the American Navy,
with other interesting matter ...
By Benjamin Folsom.
|Main Author:||Folson, Benjamin, 1790-1833.|
|Related Names:||Irving, Washington 1783-1859.|
Newburyport, Published by the compiler, and for sale at the Newburyport-bookstore, no. 13 Cornhill, and by various other booksellers in the United States. Horatio G. Allen, printer, 1814.
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United States. / Navy /
Lake Erie, Battle of, 1813.
United States > United States / History > United States / History / War of 1812 > United States / History / War of 1812 / Biography.
The biographies of Hull, Decatur, Jones, Lawrence, Burrows and Perry (the last three by Washington Irving) had appeared with portraits in the Analectic magazine (Philadelphia) March-Dec. 1813 [n.s.] v. 1, no. 3, 6; v. 2, no. 7-8, 11-12. That of Hull is signed P. (i.e. James Kirke Paulding?) Those of Bainbridge, Allen and Murray, with portraits, appeared in the Port Folio (Philadelphia) Dec. 1813, Jan.-May 1814 [3d ser.] v. 2, no. 6; v. 3, no. 1, 5.
L. C. copy imperfect: front. wanting.
187 p.,  p.
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