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U.S. Navy Official Tracing Copy of Oliver Perry's Letter to William Jones, Secretary of Navy
Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819
ALS from Oliver Hazard Perry to the Honorable William Jones (1760-1831), Secretary of the Navy, regarding the Battle of Lake Erie saying "I[t] has pleased the Almighty to give to the army of the United States a signal victory over their enemies on this Lake-The British squadron consisting of two Ships, two Brigs, one Schooner, and one Sloop have this moment surrendered to the force under my command, after a sharp conflict..." Dated: U.S. Brig Niagara off the Western Sister Head of Lake Erie, September 10, 1813, 4 p.m.
8 in x 10 in approx.
MSVF_Perry Oliver Hazard_a
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