Java as a volunteer...." -- FARRAGUT, DAVID GLASGOW, Admiral. Autograph letter signed to Henry Coppe, Mobile Bay, 4 November 1864, 2 pages, 4to, blindstamped, tipped to another sheet, written from the flagship Hartford (from which Farragut had fought the Battle of Mobile Bay in August) to a Philadelphia editor who had requested "a sketch of my life & my Photograph. I regret to say that I have neither the sight nor the time to write such a paper...P.S. the majority of persons think the enclosed Photograph [not present] the best likeness, to which you are most welcome." -- LAWRENCE, JAMES, Captain. Autograph letter signed to Thomas Turner, New York, 9 June 1811, 2 pages, 4to, tipped to another sheet, best known for his battle-cry "Don't give up the ship!," Lawrence recommends a Sargent Weatherby, referring to the well-known American vessel, the Wasp. Together three items. (3) " /> [NAVAL HISTORY, U.S.]. PERRY, OLIVER HAZARD. Autograph letter signed as Secretary of the Navy, 23 December 1813, East River, New York, 23 December 1813, <I>1 page, folio</I>, Perry to an unnamed correspondent from the U.S.S. <I>Java</I>, captured from the British by the <I>Constitution</I> just a year before, recommending a young seaman "...about fourteen years old, well educated for a boy of that age and has already given proof of an active turn for the naval profession...I shall take him out in the <I>Java</I> as a volunteer...." -- FARRAGUT, DAVID GLASGOW, <I>Admiral</I>. Autograph letter signed to Henry Coppe, Mobile Bay, 4 November 1864, <I>2 pages, 4to, blindstamped, tipped to another sheet</I>, written from the flagship <I>Hartford</I> (from which Farragut had fought the Battle of Mobile Bay in August) to a Philadelphia editor who had requested "a sketch of my life & my Photograph. I regret to say that I have neither the sight nor the time to write such a paper...P.S. the majority of persons think the enclosed Photograph [not present] the best likeness, to which you are most welcome." -- LAWRENCE, JAMES, <I>Captain</I>. Autograph letter signed to Thomas Turner, New York, 9 June 1811, <I>2 pages, 4to, tipped to another sheet</I>, best known for his battle-cry "Don't give up the ship!," Lawrence recommends a Sargent Weatherby, referring to the well-known American vessel, the <I>Wasp</I>. <I>Together three items</I>. (3) | Christie's