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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Belote, Theodore Thomas.
American and European swords in the historical collections of the United States National Museum.
Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1932
|Named Person:||George Washington; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; George Washington|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Theodore Thomas Belote
|Notes:||"Sources of information on swords and their owners": p. 13-14.
"Proceedings in Congress on the occasion of the presentation by Samuel T. Washington of the sword of George Washington and the cane of Benjamin Franklin to the Congress of the United States, February -8. 1843 ... From the Congressional globe, vol. 12. pp. 254-256. 1843": p. 149-156.
|Description:||163 pages illustrations 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction. pp. 1. Part 1. American Swords. Military swords, 1750 to 1800. pp. 15. Military swords, 1800-1830. pp. 26. Military swords, 1830 to 1850. pp. 37. Military swords, 1850 to 1870. pp. 53. Military swords, 1870 to 1925. pp.83. American Naval swords, 1800 to 1900. pp. 91. Part 2: European Military and Naval Swords. English swords. pp. 117. French swords. pp. 124. German swords. pp 135. Russian swords. pp. 139. Swedish swords. pp. 140. Scottish swords. pp. 140. Spanish swords. pp. 141. Diplomatic swords, 1829 to 1900. pp. 144. Appendix 1: Proceedings in Congress on the occasion of the presentation by Samuel T. Washington of the sword of George Washington and the cane of Benjamin Franklin to the Congress of the United States, February 8, 1843. pp. 149. Appendix 2: Original owners of swords in the United States National Museum collection. pp. 157. Appendix 3: Contributors to the collection of swords in the United Staets National Museum. pp. 159. Index. pp. 161-163|
|Series Title:||Bulletin (United States National Museum), 163.|
|Responsibility:||by Theodore T. Belote.|
This bulletin has been prepared primarily for the purpose of presenting to that section of the public interested in historical museum work a permanent record of the material herein described, accompanied by suitable illustrations. A secondary aim has been to supplement the literature already available on the general subject of military and naval swords.