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Decatur, Stephen 1779-1820

Overview
Works: 258 works in 486 publications in 1 language and 8,526 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Claims  Resolutions (Law)  Naval history  Pictorial works  Rules  Poetry  Sources  Genealogy 
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Roles: Author
Classifications: E312.29, B
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Private affairs of George Washington, from the records and accounts of Tobias Lear, Esquire, his secretary by Stephen Decatur( Book )

12 editions published between 1833 and 1969 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, to the Committee on Naval Affairs by James Biddle( Book )

7 editions published between 1815 and 1976 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence, between the late Commodore Stephen Decatur and Commodore James Barron, which led to the unfortunate meeting of the twenty-second of March by Stephen Decatur( Book )

18 editions published between 1820 and 2015 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter from the secretary of the Navy, to the Committee on Naval Affairs by James Biddle( )

1 edition published in 1815 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romantic Decatur by Charles Lee Lewis( Book )

3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence, between the late Com. Stephen Decatur, and Com. James Barron, which led to the fatal meeting of the 22d of March, 1820 by Stephen Decatur( Book )

2 editions published in 1820 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and character of S. Decatur: late Commodore and Post-Captain in the Navy of the United States, etc. Second edition, revised, with important additions, etc by S. Putnam Waldo( Book )

1 edition published in 1822 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John W. Taylor correspondence and papers by John W Taylor( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Company; deeds, mortgages, and other land papers, including two deeds in the name of his father-in-law, James Hodge; petitions; memoranda; several diplomas from Union College; circulars; receipts; records of the findings of an inquest held in 1812; minutes, and lists. The miscellaneous papers also contain a few letters, including an unsigned statement requesting a pension for service during the Revolutionary War with the militia in Hackensack (N.J.). There are also large numbers of invitations and visiting cards and a list of visits received, 1826-1827. The visiting cards are bundled, and some bundles are dated. An undated broadside entitled The People's Nomination describes a meeting held at Ballston Spa at which Taylor was nominated for Congress. There is also a ribbon badge worn at the opening of the Erie Canal in 1825
James Lawrence collection by James Lawrence( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters, naval appointments, resolutions, and assorted documents, 1758-1856, collected by Eugene H. Pool and pertaining to the life, death, and naval career of Captain James Lawrence
Decatur collection( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters, poems, certificates, prints, engravings, newspaper clippings, and other papers, relating to U.S. naval officer Stephen Decatur, the Decatur family, and U.S. naval history. Subject area highlights: Stephen Decatur's capture by the British in 1815, the Pasha Bey of Tunis and Decatrur's diplomatic efforts in the Mediterranean, Decatur's acceptance to the Rhode Island Masons, the relationship between Decatur and James Barron, and communication between A.I. Decatur and Andrew Jackson
Papers of the Key, Cutts, and Turner families( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The papers also include many letters to Ann Arnold Key Turner from her husband, Daniel Turner, and a letter from her to Jefferson Breckinridge explaining that her father was not an abolitionist. In another letter of interest Charles Howard describes the public mourning after the death of Francis Scott Key
Decatur family papers by Decatur family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Decatur family papers, 1809-1896 (bulk 1811-1850), mostly relating to John Pine Decatur, the brother of Commodore Stephen Decatur; John Pine Decatur's wife, Maria Susanna Ten Eyck; and some of their children, John Pine Decatur, Stephen Decatur, Andrew Jackson Decatur, and Maria Susanna Decatur. There is also a letter from Thomas Sumpter to Commodore Stephen Decatur, discussing the disappearance of his nephew, Stephen Decatur McKnight, while on his way home from Rio de Janeiro as a result of an exchange of prisoners during the War of 1812. The documents include correspondence; legal and financial documents; maps documenting Maria Susanna Ten Eyck's real estate holdings; appointments and orders relating to John Pine Decatur's naval career at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and elsewhere, and a notice of his election to the United States Military Philosophical Society; and a passport and a Russian visa for John Pine Decatur, Jr., as well as his diploma from the U.S. Naval Lyceum. Correspondence includes several letters to and from John Pine Decatur, Jr., relating to challenges to duels, and a letter from his brother, Stephen Decatur, to Anna R. Philbrick, describing plans for their wedding in Boston
Documents relative to the claim of Mrs. Decatur with her earnest request that the gentlemen of Congress will take the trouble to read them by Susan Wheeler Decatur( Book )

2 editions published in 1834 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Letter] by Stephen Decatur( Book )

1 edition published in 1815 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Stephen Decatur collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Order to the wardens of Christ Church to ring the bells in honor of Decatur's victory, as captain of the frigate "United States," over the British frigate "Macedonian." Signed by Mayor of Philadelphia John Barker. Letter from Peter Bentrell to Stephen Decatur, dated New York, March 12, 1819, regarding stationery bought by Benjamin Homans, Chief Clerk of the Navy Department
 
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Alternative Names
Stephen Decatur Amerikaans officier (1779-1820)

Stephen Decatur junior Offizier der United States Navy

Stephen Decatur mlajši

Stephen Decatur ofițer american

Декейтер, Стивен

Декейтер, Стивен американский офицер

استفان دکاتور افسر آمریکایی

스티븐 디케이터 미국의 군인

スティーヴン・ディケーター

史提芬·第開特

斯蒂芬·迪凯特

Languages
English (197)

Covers
Our country, right or wrong : the life of Stephen Decatur, the U.S. Navy's most illustrious commanderStephen Decatur : American naval hero, 1779-1820The life and character of Stephen Decatur; late commodore and post-captain in the navy of the United States, and navy-commissioner: interspersed with brief notices of the origin, progress, and achievements of the American navyStephen Decatur : a life most bold and daring