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Letter, 1807 June 23, Officers of the late U.S. Ship Chesapeake to Robert Smith and James Barron

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Author: Smith, Ben; Crane, William; Allen, W.H.; Creighton, J. Orde; Smith, Sidney; Brooke, Samuel
Abstract: Letter 1 - "Officers of the late U.S. Ship Chesapeake," Hampton Roads, Ben Smith, W[illia]m Crane, W.H. Allen, J. Orde Creighton, Sidney Smith, and Sam[ue]l Brooke, to Rob[er]t Smith, Secretary of the U.S. Navy, Washington, 23 June 1807. 3 pages. Autograph Document Signed. "Sensible of the disgrace . . . in the premature surrender of the U.S. Ship Chesapeaketo the English Ship of Leopard. . . request that an order be issued for the arrest of Commander James Barron . . . ."Cover letter to Commodore James Barron from the Officers of the late U.S.S. Chesapeakeat anchor in Hampton Roads, 23 June 1807. 1 page. Autograph Document Signed.
Issued Date: 1807-06-23
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/18695
Citation: James Barron Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

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