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1/22/1813. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
71561
Level of Description
File

Dates

  • 12/14/1812-01/22/1813 (Creation)

Notes

  • Subjects and Associated Physical Materials

    DECATUR, STEPHEN - CORRESPONDENCE FROM BARKER, JOHN (1813): Autographed Letter

    BARKER, JOHN - CORRESPONDENCE TO DECATUR, STEPHEN (1813): Autographed Letter

    PHILADELPHIA - DOCUMENT: COMMENDING DECATUR, STEPHEN (1813): Autographed Letter

    "UNITED STATES" (U.S.S.) - REFERENCE (1813): Autographed Letter

    "MACEDONIAN" (H.M.S.) - REFERENCE (1813): Autographed Letter

    DECATUR, STEPHEN - CORRESPONDENCE FROM READE, JOHN (1813): Autographed Letter

    READE, JOHN - CORRESPONDENCE TO DECATUR, STEPHEN (1813): Autographed Letter

    DECATUR, STEPHEN - CORRESPONDENCE FROM LATIMER[?], THOMAS (1813): Autographed Letter

    LATIMER[?], THOMAS - CORRESPONDENCE TO DECATUR, STEPHEN (1813): Autographed Letter

    DECATUR, STEPHEN - CORRESPONDENCE FROM BROWNE, LIBERTY (1813): Autographed Letter

    LEIPER, THOMAS - DOCUMENT SIGNED (1813): Autographed Letter

  • Shelf Location

    09/08/06

  • Container Summary

    1 ALS dated 1/22/1813 from John Barker, Mayor of Philadelphia, to Stephen Decatur (1779-1820), commending him and his crew for the victory of the U.S.S. "United States" against the H.M.S. "Macedonian." The Select and Common Councils of the City of Philadelphia wished to present Decatur with a sword. Reference to Philadelphia as Decatur's native city. The letter also was signed by John Reade, Thomas Latimer[?], and Liberty Browne. Sent from Philadelphia to New York. Also, 1 AMS resolution of the Select Council of the City of Philadelphia dated 12/14/1812 accompanies the letter, thanking Decatur and mentioning the commemorative sword; document signed by Thomas Leiper (1745-1825).

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