Item: Commission to Isaac Morrison for the ship "Princess Amelia"

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Record Number: 8660
Collection: Joshua Barney papers [0033]
Volume Number: 2
Correspondent: Barney, Joshua, Morrison, Isaac
Date of Original: September 2 1812
Original Format: Manuscripts › Correspondence
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This letter is a commission from Joshuar Barney written to Isaac Morrison for the ship "Princess Amelia." Joshua Barney seved as an American naval officer during the Revolution, commodore in the French navy from 1796 to 1802, privateer during the War of 1812, and commander of the Chesapeake flotilla defending Washington, D.C. in 1814.