The Resource Letter of Daniel French Dulany

Letter of Daniel French Dulany

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Letter of Daniel French Dulany, 1849 Jan. 14
Title
Letter of Daniel French Dulany
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1849 Jan. 14
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eng
Summary
Contains a letter from Lt. D[aniel] French Dulany, Langley, Fairfax County, Va., to W[illiam] Ballard Preston, House of Representatives, regarding the military service of Lt. William Preston Griffin commanding the U.S. Schooner Tampico at the Battles of Alvarado & Vera Cruz during the Mexican-American War. Dulany writes that Griffin is worthy & entitled to a sword from his native state. Dulany also provides a list of vessels comprising the flotilla at the attacks of Vera Cruz & Alvarado. Dulany also includes a copy of a general order from Commander M.C. Perry dated 28 March 1847 thanking the commanders of the vessels under his command for their gallantry in the battle of Vera Cruz. Lastly, there is an extract of a letter from Perry to Griffin expressing his appropation of the manner of his command of the Schooner Tampico. This document was endorsed on 18 Jan. 1849 as being referred to the Sword Committee
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Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia General Assembly. (Search Virginia General Assembly as author).
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Cataloging source
VIC
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
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Letter of Daniel French Dulany
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These records are part of the General Assembly record group (RG# 78)
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3
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Organized into the following series: Letter of Daniel French Dulany, 1849 Jan. 14.
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001625081
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p.

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