The General Armstrong
and the War of 1812
- A Bibliography
from the Library of Congress

 

LC Control Number: unk84238312

Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)

Corporate Name: Armstrong, (The Private Armed Brig) General Armstrong.
[from old catalog]

Main Title: A collection of sundry publications and other documents,
in relations to the attack made during the War of 1812,
upon the Private Armed Brig General Armstrong, on the
night of Sept. 26, 1814.

Published/Created: New York, John Gray, 1833.

Description: 55 p. cm.

LC Classification: LAW <Trials (A & E)>

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LC Control Number: 16009482

Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)

Personal Name: Reid, Samuel Chester, 1818-1897, [from old catalog] ed.

Main Title: The case of the private armed brig of war Gen. Armstrong,
containing letters and documents referring to the history
of the claim;

Published/Created: New York, Banks, Gould & co.; 1857.

Related Names: O'Conor, Charles, 1804-1884. [from old catalog]
Phillips, Philip, 1807-1884. [from old catalog]
United States. Court of claims. [from old catalog]

Description: xxiii, [9]-240 p. 24 cm.

Subjects: General Armstrong (Privateer) [from old catalog]

LC Classification: E360 .G32

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LC Control Number: 05034793

Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)

Corporate Name: United States. Court of claims. [from old catalog]

Main Title: Decision of the case of the private armed brig General
Armstrong,

Published/Created: [Washington? 1855]

Description: cover-title, 44 p. 22 cm.

Subjects: Reid, Samuel Chester, 1783-1861. [from old catalog]
General Armstrong (Privateer) [from old catalog]
United States--History--War of 1812--Claims. [from old
catalog]

LC Classification: E356.G3 U6

Geog. Area Code: n-us---

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LC Control Number: 20003836

Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)

Corporate Name: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Naval
Affairs.

Main Title: Report of the Committee on Naval Affairs on the petition
of Captain Samuel C. Reid, accompanied with a bill
authorizing a sum of money to [be] distributed among the
officers and crew of the late private armed brig the
General Armstrong. --

Published/Created: [Washington, 1818]

Description: 12 p. ; 25 cm. --

Notes: March 4, 1818, read and with the bill committed to a
Committee of the whole House.

Subjects: Reid, Samuel Chester, 1783-1861.
General Armstrong (Privateer)
United States--History--War of 1812--Claims.

Variant Series: [15th Cong., 1st sess. House. Doc.] 135.

LC Classification: E360 .G345

Other System No.: (OCoLC)3105977

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LC Control Number: 05023366

Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)

Personal Name: [Reid, Samuel Chester], 1818-1897. [from old catalog]

Main Title: The history of the wonderful battle of the brig-of-war
General Armstrong with a British squadron, at Fayal,
1814.

Published/Created: Boston, L. Barta & co., printers, 1893.

Description: 63 p. front. (port.) 3 pl. 24 cm.

Subjects: Reid, Samuel Chester, 1783-1861. [from old catalog]
General Armstrong (Privateer) [from old catalog]

LC Classification: E356.G3 R3

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LC Control Number: ca 10004787

Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)

Personal Name: Reid, Samuel Chester, 1818-1897.

Main Title: Reasons for asking a reconsideration of the conclusions
determined by the Secretary of State in the settlement
of the claim of the Brig. General Armstrong.

Published/Created: [Washington? D.C. : s.n., 1882]

Description: 13 p. ; 23 cm.

Notes: Title from caption.

Subjects: Armstrong Gen., privateer.
United States--History--War of 1812--Claims.

LC Classification: E360 .G34

Other System No.: (OCoLC)15218370

Geog. Area Code: n-us---

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LC Control Number: unk84238309

Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)

Corporate Name: Armstrong, Private Armed Brig of War, General. [from old
catalog]

Main Title: International Law. The case of the Private Armed Brig of
War General Armstrong, containing, letters, documents,
briefs of facts, arguments etc., with the decision of
the court and an appendix.

Published/Created: New York, Banks and Gould, and co., 1857. Albany, Gould,
Banks and Co., 1857.

Description: 240 p. cm.

LC Classification: LAW <Trials (A & E)>

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LC Control Number: mm 82037523

Type of Material: Archival Manuscript Material (Collection)

Personal Name: Reid, Samuel Chester, 1783-1861.

Main Title: Samuel Chester Reid family papers, 1807-1963 (bulk
1830-1897)

Related Names: Reid, Samuel C. (Samuel Chester), 1818-1897. Papers.

Description: 2,580 items.
11 containers.
4.2 linear feet.

Biog./History Note:
Family members represented include Samuel Chester Reid
(1783-1861), naval officer, and his son, Samuel Chester
Reid, lawyer, (1818-1897).

Summary: Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings,
biographical and genealogical material, financial and
legal papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, maps,
lithographs, and other papers. Subjects include the
claim filed by Samuel Chester Reid (1783-1861), captain
of the privateer General Armstrong, in connection with
scuttling the privateer in a battle with British
warships at Faial Island, Azores, during the War of
1812; Reid's recommendation for the design of the U.S.
flag; the Mississippi Valley & Brazil Steamship Company,
St. Louis, Mo., founded by Reid and others in 1874 to
provide river and ocean freight between St. Louis and
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; the activities of Samuel Chester
Reid (1818-1897) in Ben McCulloch's Texas Rangers during
the Mexican War and as a correspondent in the South
during the Civil War; John Rowan and his residence,
Federal Hill, Bardstown, Ky.; and activities of the U.S
Army 6th Cavalry stationed in Texas, 1866-1868.
Family correspondents include members of the Jennings,
Reid (Reed), and Rowan families. Other correspondents
include James Buchanan, Aaron Burr, John M. Clayton,
Grover Cleveland, Samuel W. Dabney, Millard Fillmore, J.
M. Gorden, G. W. Grannis, Rutherford Birchard Hayes,
George Wallace Jones, Amos Kendall, Charles W. March,
Francis Markoe, E. E. McKay, Charles O'Conor, Franklin
Pierce, Rodman M. Price, Daniel Webster, Fletcher
Webster, and P. H. Wendover.

Notes: Autochromes, etchings, negatives, photographs, and
postcards transferred to Library of Congress Prints and
Photographs Division.
Map transferred to Library of Congress Geography and Map
Division.
MSS37523

Finding Aids: Finding aid available in the Manuscript Reading Room.

Source of Acquisition:
Bequest, Samuel Chester Reid, 1980.
Reproduction, exchange, and purchase, 1958-1989.

Subjects: Buchanan, James, 1791-1868 --Correspondence.
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 --Correspondence.
Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856
Correspondence.
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908 --Correspondence.
Dabney, Samuel W.--Correspondence.
Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874 --Correspondence.
Gorden, J. M.--Correspondence.
Granniss, G. W.--Correspondence.
Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893 --Correspondence.
Jones, George Wallace, 1804-1896 --Correspondence.
Kendall, Amos, 1789-1869 --Correspondence.
March, Charles W. (Charles Wainwright), 1815-1864
Correspondence.
Markoe, Francis, 1801-1871 --Correspondence.
McCulloch, Ben, 1811-1862.
McKay, E. E.--Correspondence.
O'Conor, Charles, 1804-1884 --Correspondence.
Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869 --Correspondence.
Price, Rodman M. (Rodman McCamley), 1816-1894
Correspondence.
Rowan, John, 1773-1843.
Rowan, John, 1773-1843 --Homes and haunts.
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852 --Correspondence.
Webster, Fletcher, 1813-1862 --Correspondence.
Wendover, P. H. (Peter Hercules), 1768-1834
Correspondence.
Jennings family--Correspondence.
Reed family.
Rowan family--Correspondence.
United States. Army. Cavalry, 6th.
United States. Navy--History--War of 1812.
General Armstrong (Privateer)
Mississippi Valley and Brazil Steamship Company.
Texas Rangers.
Dwellings--Kentucky--Bardstown.
Flags--United States.
Mexican War, 1846-1848.
Brazil--Commerce--United States.
Confederate States of America--History.
Faial Island (Azores)--History.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)--Commerce.
Saint Louis (Mo.)--Commerce.
United States--Commerce--Brazil.
United States--History--War of 1812--Naval operations.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Journalists.
Naval officers.

Local Call/Shelving:
0448B

Repository: Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C.

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