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[AMERICAN AUTOGRAPHS]. DECATUR, STEPHEN, Commodore, U.S. Navy. Autograph letter signed ("Stephen Decatur") to Timothy Bigelow, New York, 24 April 1813, 1 page, 4to, integral address leaf in Decatur's hand, the hero of Tripoli who had won another celebrated victory in October 1812 over a British vessel graciously acknowledges an expression of gratitude, in "the vote of the House of Representatives of the State of Massachusetts...Accept my thanks for the polite and flattering terms in which you have been pleased to make this communication..." -- HULL, ISAAC, Captain, U.S. Navy. Autograph letter signed ("Isaac Hull") to the same, Boston, 24 February 1813, 1 page, 4to, integral address leaf (seal hole), the Captain of the U.S.S. Constitution gives thanks for praise for "the late victories gained by our little Navy, over that of the Enemy..." -- ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY, President. Partly printed document signed ("John Quincy Adams") as Corresponding Secretary of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Boston, 24 May 1803, 1 page, folio, integral blank, small tears at fold intersections, announcing that Timothy Bigelow has been "elected to be a Fellow of the Academy..."; together 3 items. (3)

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[AMERICAN AUTOGRAPHS]. DECATUR, STEPHEN, Commodore, U.S. Navy. Autograph letter signed ("Stephen Decatur") to Timothy Bigelow, New York, 24 April 1813, 1 page, 4to, integral address leaf in Decatur's hand, the hero of Tripoli who had won another celebrated victory in October 1812 over a British vessel graciously acknowledges an expression of gratitude, in "the vote of the House of Representatives of the State of Massachusetts...Accept my thanks for the polite and flattering terms in which you have been pleased to make this communication..." -- HULL, ISAAC, Captain, U.S. Navy. Autograph letter signed ("Isaac Hull") to the same, Boston, 24 February 1813, 1 page, 4to, integral address leaf (seal hole), the Captain of the U.S.S. Constitution gives thanks for praise for "the late victories gained by our little Navy, over that of the Enemy..." -- ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY, President. Partly printed document signed ("John Quincy Adams") as Corresponding Secretary of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Boston, 24 May 1803, 1 page, folio, integral blank, small tears at fold intersections, announcing that Timothy Bigelow has been "elected to be a Fellow of the Academy..."; together 3 items. (3)
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