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War of 1812
Report on the Naval Captain Being Awarded a Gold Medal for the Capture of the British Sloop of War “Epervier”
October 10, 1814-Dated War of 1812, “Report of the Naval Committee, Expressive of the Gallant Conduct of Capt. Warrington in the Capture of the British Sloop of War Epervier,” printed by Roger C. Weightman, Washington City, Choice Very Fine.
Important Printed Congressional Pamphlet, 4 pages, 8.25” x 5”, disbound with minor foxing. Official report in the Senate, reading in part: “Resolution expressive of the sense of Congress relative to the victory of the Peacock over the Epervier. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives... to represent Captain Lewis Warrington... a Gold Medal...” This historic imprint is partially separated along the spine, the text is dark and crisp. A scarce historic Naval Gold Medal related imprint.

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Estimate $300 - $400Jun 23, 2018