Speech of Com. Jesse Duncan Elliot, U.S.N., Delivered in Hagerstown, Md. on 14th November, 1843: Published by the Committee of Arrangement of Washington County. Jesse D. Elliott.
Speech of Com. Jesse Duncan Elliot, U.S.N., Delivered in Hagerstown, Md. on 14th November, 1843: Published by the Committee of Arrangement of Washington County

Speech of Com. Jesse Duncan Elliot, U.S.N., Delivered in Hagerstown, Md. on 14th November, 1843: Published by the Committee of Arrangement of Washington County

Philadelphia, Pa. G.B. Zieber & Co., 1844. Hardcover. [6], 55, [1], 82 p.: 1 full-page illustration showing the capture of the British brigs Detriot and Caledonia; 23 cm. Contemporary patterned dark green cloth spine with light green paper over boards. Gilt-tooled leather spine label reading: Elliott -- Speech at Hagerstown -- 1844. Former owner's name on front board: William Williams. The Appendix (final 82 pages) contain letters and other relevant documents. Commodore Jesse Elliott Duncan (1782-1845) gave this speech when visiting his hometown, Hagerstown, Md. shortly after President John Tyler had restored his rank. He recounts his naval career, including his controversial actions during the War of 1812, in particular the Battle of Lake Erie. Very scarce. In Good Condition: edges rubbed with loss of paper over the board corners and some loss of cloth at ends of spine; boards are soiled; light foxing throughout; ink marks in some margins. Good. Item #001653

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