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Preble, Edward 1761-1807

Overview
Works: 81 works in 131 publications in 1 language and 2,377 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Records and correspondence  Naval history  Observations  Claims  Rules  Portraits 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E335.P78, 359.3310924
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Documents accompanying the Bill for the Relief of the Captors of the Moorish Armed Ships, Meshouda & Mirboha presented the 10th January, 1804 by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1804 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maritime records( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Logbooks, journals, ships' papers, account books of shipmasters, owners, ship chandlers, and others, bills of lading, cargo manifests, inventories, insurance policies on cargos and vessels, port clearances, passenger lists of steamers engaged in North American and European voyages, customs documents, and other records, chiefly relating to Maine and U.S. East Coast maritime and naval history, the Tripolitan War (1801-1805), War of 1812, and commercial whaling and shipping
Essex (Frigate) Papers by Essex (Frigate)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection consists of ships' papers, correspondence, account books, bills, and receipts. Although the papers run from 1798 to 1974, the bulk of the materials is related to the construction of the vessel in 1799
Edward Preble memorandum book and U.S. Navy regulations by Edward Preble( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Memo book (1803-1805) kept by Commodore Edward Preble recording trip expenses to and from Portsmouth, N.H., and Boston; also lists gifts to foreign dignitaries and military officials
Letter, 1805 October 28, Portland, to Stephen Decatur, Philadelphia by Edward Preble( )

1 edition published in 1805 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sends congratulations to Decatur's son who has returned from the Mediterranean
by Edward Preble( )

1 edition published in 1794 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers by Conway Whittle( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of social history and naval history (including personal and official correspondence of William Lewis [1781-1815] and several letters of his namesake William Lewis Herndon who served in the Navy and went down in the sinking of the ship Central America in 1857). There are letters written by and concerning Matthew Fontaine Maury
Tobias Lear papers by Tobias Lear( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Tobias Lear papers consist of correspondence and a journal related to Lear's career as the consul general at Algiers, and to his contribution during the War of 1812 as a war department secretary and as a negotiator of prisoner exchanges with the British. Of particular importance is Lear's contemporary account of the illness and death of George Washington
Ship's papers of the U.S.S. Constitution pertaining to the Tripolitan War by Constitution (Frigate)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ships papers of the U.S.S. Constitution pertaining to the Tripolitan War including prisoner reports (27 Jan.-11 Aug. 1804); accounts and supply records; receipt for a slave (17 Nov. 1804) from Isaac Chauncey to Edward Preble; and reports of the sick and wounded from the months of May, June, August, and September, 1804
Papers by Samuel Barron( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collections includes manuscript volume, 1834-1847, of sea service of Samuel Barron (1808-1888) aboard ships in Carribbean and Mediterranean seas and includes a copy made by Samuel Barron (1836-1892) of an account by James Barron of his duel with Decatur. The volume also has genealogical material concerning the Barron family
William Bainbridge collection by William Bainbridge( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters to Captain Edward Preble, Willing & Francis, Nathaniel Silbee, Lieut. Commodore James Biddle, and General Henry Dearborn on personal matters and matters relating to shipping and the U.S. Navy. Letters from Lieut. Commodore Lawrence Kearney, Major John M. Gamble, and Lewis Warrington regarding yellow fever, the inspection parade, and shipyard matters. Accompanied by portrait of Bainbridge
William Eaton letters by William Eaton( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Seven letters from William Eaton to correspondents such as U.S. Consul to Tripoli James L. Cathcart, Commodore Edward Preble, Secretary of State Timothy Pickering, Secretary of State John Marshall. Letters discuss Tunis' truce with Sicily; the fatal poisoning of the Chancellor of the Exchequer of Tunis; buildup of the British fleet; the Danish Consul and family ordered to leave the kingdom of Tunis; the Chesapeake-Leonard affair and Commodore James Barron's wounds. Two personal letters about his health, March 2 and 4, 1811, to William Ely and General Bradley (likely Stephen R. Bradley). In the July 4, 1800, letter (a partial one) to Pickering, Eaton writes of his conversation with the Bey of Tunis' chief minister: "'To speak truly and candidly, the war was intended against the Americans....'" It was only the arrival of an American ship with suitable regalia for the Bey that prevented war against the U.S. The letter to Marshall, December 8, 1800, states, "the Barbary Regencies are Pirates"; also speaks of "the immense concessions" the Bey has received from Spain, Denmark, Siciliy, and Sweden
Edward Preble papers by Edward Preble( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Family correspondents include Preble's wife, Mary, and brothers, Ebenezer and Henry. Other correspondents include John Francis Edward Acton, William Bainbridge, James Barron, James L. Cathcart, Isaac Chauncey, Jacob Crowninshield, George Davis, Stephen Decatur, William Eaton, Charles W. Goldsborough, William Higgens, Isaac Hull, Ralph Izard, Jr., Jacob Jones, Tobias Lear, James Prince, John Rodgers, Robert Smith, Benjamin Stoddert, and representatives of Yūsuf Bāshā al-Qaramānlī, ruler of Tripoli
Papers by Samuel Brown( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Accounts, inventories, bills and receipts, proposals, estimates, contracts, and miscellaneous correspondence of Samuel Brown as Agent of the United States Navy in Boston. Among the papers are requisitions and inventories of supplies for the ships Argus, Boston, Constitution, Merrimack, Warren, and the captured French corvette Le Berceau. Included are requisitions of Edward Preble, captain of the Constitution. Also included are forms signed by sailors directing that portions of their salaries be paid to their families, and other papers relating to payments for services
by Edward Preble( )

1 edition published in 1860 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Copy of a diary, 196 Oct.-1806 Dec., by Commodore Edward Preble, transcribed into five booklets ca. 1860
Edward Preble; a naval biography, 1761-1807 by Christopher McKee( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript letter copybooks and diary, Algiers by Tobias Lear( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These volumes were written while U.S. Consul General at Algiers; being his retained official records and diary, including all letters sent during the period from August 3, 1803 to June 30, 1809, as well as transcripts of many letters received by Lear. Lear has signed the copybooks some 465 times, and approximately 60% of the entries are in his hand, the balance in his secretary's hand. Copies of 48 letters to James Madison. Included with collection is 1985 ed. of Ray Brighton's book, "The Checkered Career of Tobias Lear."
 
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Edward Preble; a naval biography, 1761-1807
Alternative Names
Edward Preble American Commodore

Edward Preble Amerikaans officier (1761-1807)

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