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SCARCE LETTER FROM THE COMMANDER OF ‘OLD IRONSIDES’  DEFENDING HIS ACTIONS AS CAPTAIN AND RESTATING THE EVIDENCE GIVEN IN HIS COURT MARTIAL OF 1825

STEWART, CHARLES. (1778 – 1869) United States Naval officer who commanded a number of US Navy ships, including USS Constitution; saw service during the Quasi War and both Barbary Wars in the Mediterranean along North Africa and the War of 1812.  Scarce Autograph Letter Signed,  “Cha. Stewart”. Four full pages, quarto. Philada[elphia], June 10th, 1829.  To Hon. Samuel D. Ingham, Secretary of the Treasury, Washington.  

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THEODORE ROOSEVELT TO HENRY CABOT LODGE  ~~  RECOMMENDING NOTED NAVAL ARTIST HENRY REUTERDAHL FOR A COMMISSION

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE.  (1858-1919).  Twenty-sixth President of the United States (1901-1909).  Choice Typed Letter Signed, “Theodore Roosevelt”, on his name-imprinted Metropolitan letterhead.  One page, quarto.  “432 Fourth Avenue, New York”, May 15, 1917.  Very fine condition.

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NELSON WRITES TO ADMIRAL LORD HOOD  ~~  FROM ABOARD THE AGAMEMNON, ANCHORED IN GENOA MOLE — HOOD HAD BEFRIENDED AND GUIDED THE YOUNG NELSON WHEN THEY BOTH SERVED IN THE CARIBBEAN YEARS BEFORE AND BOTH ACHIEVED DIFFERENT LEVELS OF SUCCESS IN THE CORSICA CAMPAIGN

NELSON, HORATIO, [VISCOUNT].  (1758-1805).  British naval commander.  Good Autograph Letter Signed, “Horatio Nelson”.  Four full pages, quarto.  “Agamemnon, Genoa Mole”,  September 20, 1794.  To Admiral Lord Hood.

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THE GREAT BRITISH NAVAL COMMANDER,  HORATIO NELSON  PENS A PASS TO ALLOW THE BEARER TO SEE THE KING ON HIS VISIT TO PARLIMENT

NELSON, LORD HORATIO.  (1758-1805). Viscount; hero of naval Battle of Trafalgar. Attractive Autograph Document boldly Signed, “Nelson & Bronte.” One page, oblong small octavo. 

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HYMAN RICKOVER, THE FATHER OF THE AMERICAN NUCLEAR NAVY ANNOUNCES THE COMPLEATION OF THE SEA TRIALS OF THE USS SIMON BOLIVAR, THE 31ST POLARIS SUBMARINE AND GIVES A STUNNING RECOUNTING OF THE EPIC LIFE AND NATURE OF THE SOUTH AMERICAN PATRIOT!

RICKOVER, HYMAN GEORGE.  (1900-86).  United States naval officer responsible for developing the nuclear-powered submarine.  Wonderful Typed Letter Signed, “H.G. Rickover”, on imprinted USS Simon Bolivar (SSBN641), Care of Fleet Post Office letterhead.  Two full pages, quarto.  “At Sea, North Atlantic”, September 28, 1965.  Excellent condition.

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