The Resource Located in oversize, box 59

Located in oversize, box 59

Label
1795, 1804
Inclusive dates
1795, 1804
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Commissions, 1795 and 1804, to William Ham, consisting of a commission, 14 July 1795, for William Ham as first mate of a cutter in the service of the United States and is signed by George Washington; and a commission, 6 July 1804, for William Ham as master of a cutter in the service of the United States and is signed by Thomas Jefferson
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
  • Revised
Biographical or historical data
William Ham was appointed a second mate aboard the revenue cutter Virginia in 1791. In 1795, he was promoted to first mate. Ham was appointed master of a cutter in 1804. During the War of 1812, Ham captained the cutter Jefferson and saw action. He may be the same William Ham who died in Elizabeth City County, Virginia, in early 1826.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Commissions
Label
Located in oversize, box 59
Note
Located in oversize, box 59
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Ham, William T., Jr., Dr.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000491981
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

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