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Flags of the World - Page 342
by Byron McCandless, Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor - 1917 - 2 pages
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The Land We Live in: Or, The Story of Our Country

Henry Mann - United States - 1806 - 336 pages
...English officers. Perry wrote with a pencil on the back of an old letter his famous dispatch: "We have met the enemy, and they are ours — two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop. ' ' The Americans lost in the battle twenty-seven killed and ninety-six wounded, of whom twenty-two...
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History of the United States: From Their First Settlement as ..., Volume 3

David Ramsay, Robert Young Hayne - United States - 1817
...of the navy 5 announcing the result to the former in the following words : " DEAR GENERAX, " We have met the enemy ; and they are ours. Two ships, two brigs, one schooner, and one sloop ! Yours, with great respect and esteem. " 0. H. PERRY." And to the secretary of the navy, his letter...
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HISTORY OF THE LATE WAR BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN ...

- 1817
...squadron, a thing almost unexampled in naval warfare. " We have met the enemy," said Commodore Perry, " and they are ours ; two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop." The number of prisoners exceeded that of the captors. Twenty-six Americans were killed, and ninety-six...
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The Life of Oliver H. Perry: With an Appendix, Comprising Biographical ...

John Milton Niles - United States - 1820 - 376 pages
...off the western Lister, head oft Lake Erie, Sept. 1<MA, 1813, 4 o'clock, PM J Dear General— We have met the enemy, and they are ours. Two ships, two brigs, one schooner, and one sloop. Yours, with great respect and esteem, OH PERRY. OLIVEfi H. PERRY. 151 brated words of Caesar, vem,...
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History of the United States of America: with a brief account of some of the ...

Charles Prentiss, William Sullivan - United States - 1821 - 276 pages
...Information of this victory was thus given to General Harrison. «' Dear General..— We have inet the enemy and they are ours. — Two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop. Yours with great respect and esteem, OH PERRY." The American brig Argus, commanded by Captain Allen...
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History of the United States of America: with a brief account of some of the ...

Charles Prentiss, William Sullivan - United States - 1823 - 276 pages
...greater. Information of this victory was thus given to Gen$val Harrison. " Dear General. — We have met the enemy and they are ours. — Two ships, two brigs, one schooner anil one sloop. Yours with great respect and esteem, " OH PERRY." The American brig Argus, commanded...
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Elements of General History, Ancient and Modern

Lord Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee, Edward Nares - World history - 1825 - 571 pages
...Americans masters of the lake. The gallant Perry announced this victory in the following laconic epistle to general Harrison : " We have met the enemy and...two ships, two brigs, one schooner, and one sloop." 15. Chesapeake bay was blockaded by the British during the spring of this year, and several predatory...
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The annals of America: from the discovery by Columbus in the year ..., Volume 1

Abiel Holmes - America - 1829
...100. The commodore gave intelligence of the victory to general Harrison in these words : " We have met the enemy, and they are ours. Two ships, two brigs, one schooner, and one sloop."2 The Americans were now masters of the lake ; but the territory was still in the possession...
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A book of the United States: exhibiting its geography, divisions ...

Grenville Mellen - United States - 1839 - 824 pages
...hundred. The commodore gave intelligence of the victory to general Harrison in these words : 'We have met the enemy, and they are ours. Two ships, two brigs, one schooner, and one sloop.' The Americans were now masters of the lake ; but the territory of Michigan was still in the possession...
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Elements of general history, ancient and modern

Lord Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee, Edward Nares - History - 1839 - 571 pages
...masters of the lake. The gallan! Репу announced this л ictory in the following laconic epistle to general Harrison : '• We have met the enemy and they are ours — two ships, two bngs, one schooner, and one sloop." f .„ made. Much properly was plundered and destroyed, and many...
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