Manifest of charges preferred to the Navy Department and subsequently to Congress, against Jesse Duncan Elliott, Esq., a Captain in the Navy of the United States, for unlawful conduct while Commodore of the late Mediterranean Squadron; and a refutation of the recrimination raised by that officer. By Charles Crillon Barton of the United States Navy.

Barton, Charles Crillon.

Published by Privately Printed, [Philadelphia], 1839
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Controversy plagued Capt. Elliott's naval career. During the Battle of Lake Erie, some ? including Commodore Perry ? thought he held back too long thus causing serious damage to the American forces. Here are published the charges brought by junior officers concerning Elliott's actions during his command of the Mediterranean Squadron. 8vo. 46 pp., [1 (blank)] f., 24 pp. Sabin 3828. Removed from a nonce volume. Stapled and respined with archival tissue. Light, occasional waterstains. Bookseller Inventory # 1104

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Title: Manifest of charges preferred to the Navy ...

Publisher: Privately Printed, [Philadelphia]

Publication Date: 1839

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