Found 6 collections related to United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Naval operations

Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2386
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection consists of two contemporary copies of letters written by Naval Commander Oliver Hazard Perry to General William Henry Harrison during the War of 1812. The September 10, 1813, letter describes the state of Perry's naval engagement:... more
Humphreys, Asheton Y.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1463
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
One volume, containing a narrative of cruise of U.S.S. Constitution by Asheton Y. Humphreys, dated December 17, 1814 to March 26, 1815. Humphreys previously served as captain's clerk on the Constitution, and sailed this cruise as Chaplain of the... more
Sawyer, Herbert, Sir, 1783-1833
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2685
.77 linear feet (5 volumes)
Sir Herbert Sawyer was a Vice-Admiral in the British Navy. His letter books (4 vols.) and order book (1 vol.) contain copies of official correspondence with the Admiralty and others relating to routine matters, convoys, impressed American seamen,... more
Inderwick, James, -1815
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1500
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Journal kept by ship surgeon James Inderwick from May 11 to August 21, 1813, on board U.S. Brig Argus, commanded by William H. Allen. The surgeon's journal contains daily sick reports and daily accounts of captures. On August 14, 1813, the Argus... more
Clarke, William M. (William Malpas)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 122
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
William M. Clarke, surgeon's mate in the United States Navy, kept this journal on board the U.S.S. President (a frigate) and the U.S.S. Argus (a brig), entering daily sick reports along with a brief log of the weather, names of vessels sighted and... more
Stanfell, Francis
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2859
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Francis Stanfell was a British naval officer. Collection consists of letter book Stanfell kept on board the ships Bacchante, Cossack, Druid, and Phaeton containing correspondence with the British Admiralty Office and others, written from various... more
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