1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--History--Tripolitan War, 1801-1805--Naval operations.

  1. Richard Dale papers, 1778-1918

    7 items. 1 container plus 1 oversize. 0.6 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Naval officer; served with the British navy from 1776 to 1777 when he joined the Continental Navy, serving as first lieutenant to John Paul Jones on the Bonhomme Richard. Correspondence, commissions, mathematics notebook, and journal/logbook (1787-1789) kept on a voyage aboard a merchant ship to Canton, China, and to New Guinea. Includes letterbook (1801-1802) of Dale's outgoing correspondence while in command of the U.S. frigate President in the Mediterranean during the Tripolitan War.