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American naval biography / compiled by Isaac Bailey.

Publication:
Providence (R.I.) : Published by Isaac Bailey, near the Turk's head, 1815 (H. Mann & Cco. printers)
Format/Description:
Book
iv, [5]-257, [1] p. ; 19 cm.
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Subjects:
United States. Navy -- Biography.
United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Biography.
Contents:
William Henry Allen
John Cushing Aylwin
William Bainbridge
John Barry
Nicholas Biddle
William Burrows
Stephen Decatur
Isaac Hull
Jacob Jones
Lawrence Jones
Thomas Macdonough
Charles Morris
Alexander Murray
Oliver Hazard Perry
David Porter
Edward Preble
John Rodgers
Thomas Truxtun.
Notes:
Biographies of Decatur, Jones, and Lawerence (the last by Washington Irving) had appeared with portraits in the Analectic magazine (Philadelphia) March-Dec. 1813, [n.s.] v. 1, no. 6; v. 2, no. 7-8 ; those of Murray, Bainbridge, Barry and Burrows, with portraits, in the Port Folio (Philadelphia) July 1813-May 1814, [3d ser.] v. 2, no. 1, 6; v. 3, no. 2, 5.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has bookplate of William Pepper.
Culture Class Collection copy has written bookplate of Amos Britton.
Penn Provenance:
Pepper, William (bookplate) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Britton, Amos (autograph) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1815
Cited in:
Sabin, 2732.
Howes, W. U.S.iana (2nd ed.), B31
Shaw & Shoemaker, 33904.
Contributor:
Bailey, Isaac, 1788-1824 , Compiler
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859.
OCLC:
1680238