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3 edition of Samuel Chester Reid family papers found in the catalog.

Samuel Chester Reid family papers

Reid, Samuel Chester

Samuel Chester Reid family papers

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Correspondence,
  • Commerce,
  • Journalists,
  • United States. Navy,
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848,
  • Mississippi Valley and Brazil Steamship Company,
  • United States. Army. Cavalry, 6th,
  • Texas Rangers,
  • Homes and haunts,
  • Flags,
  • Naval operations,
  • General Armstrong (Privateer),
  • United States,
  • Dwellings,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsReid, Samuel C. (Samuel Chester), 1818-1897
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2,580 11 4.2
    Number of Pages2580
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25224787M
    LC Control Number82037523


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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 (), captain of the privateer General Armstrong, in connection with scuttling the privateer in a battle with British warships at Faial.

The Samuel Chester Reid Family Papers include the papers of Samuel Chester Reid () and his son, Samuel Chester Reid (). The papers were bequeathed to the Library of Congress in by Samuel Chester Reid, great-grandson of Samuel Chester Reid ().

Additional papers were acquired through reproduction, purchase, and. Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, biographical and genealogical material, financial and legal papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, maps, lithographs, and other papers relating mainly to Samuel Chester Reid (), naval officer, and his son, Samuel Chester Reid.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Samuel Chester Reid () was born in Norwich, CT. He served in the Navy in the War offor which he was regarded as a national hero. After resigning from the Navy, Reid moved to New York, N.Y., where he published the New York Telegraph and Signal Book and was appointed harbor master in.

The history of the wonderful battle of the brig-of-war General Armstrong with a British squadron, at Fayal, the famous gun, Long Tom ; sketch of the life of Captain Samuel Chester Reid, commander of the Armstrong, who designed the present flag of the United States in ; history of the flag, interesting incidents, etc by Samuel C Reid ().

On acceptance of the design by the Congress, Reid's wife made the first new flag with silk provided by the government and it was flown from the United States Capitol dome on Ap He retired as a Master of the Navy in and died at age Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith.

Family members represented include Samuel Chester Reid (), naval officer, and his son, Samuel Chester Reid, lawyer, (). From the description of Samuel Chester Reid family papers, (bulk ). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: Samuel Chester Reid () was born in Norwich, CT.

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Samuel Chester Reid (24 August – 28 January ) was an officer in the United States Navy who commanded a privateer during the War of He is also noted for having helped design the version of the flag of the United States, which first established the rule of keeping thirteen stripes and adding one star for each U.S.

state. Search results 41 - 80 of Samuel Chester Reid family papers, Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, biographical and genealogical material, financial and legal papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, maps, lithographs, and other papers relating mainly to Samuel Chester Reid (), naval officer, and his.

Samuel Chester Reid (24 August – 28 January ) was an officer in the United States Navy who commanded a privateer during the War of He is also noted for having helped design the version of the flag of the United States, which first established the rule of keeping thirteen stripes and adding one star for each U.S.

state. Browse LC finding aids by collection title. Finding aids are XML documents created using the Encoded Archival Description (EAD). Library of Congress collections described by finding aids. Listed by collection titles and by names of creators and collectors. Papers: In the Samuel Chester Reid Family Papers,linear feet.

The papers document the role of Peter Wendover and Captain Reid in redesigning the American flag. New-York Historical Society New York, NY Papers: January 29 and Ma 2 letters.

Browse LC finding aids by LC location. Finding aids are XML documents created using the Encoded Archival Description (EAD). LC Location Browse arranges finding aids by the Library reference center that provides user access to a collection.

Samuel Chester Reid Label from public data source Wikidata Sources found: NUCMC data from Lib. of Cong., Ms. Div. for His Family papers, (Reid, Samuel Chester, ; Naval officer; father of Samuel Chester Reid, Jr. ()). Samuel Chester Reid (24 August – 28 January ) was an officer in the United States Navy who commanded a privateer during the War of He is also noted for having helped design the version of the flag of the United States, which first established the rule of keeping thirteen stripes and adding one star for each U.S.

state. Reid was born in Norwich, Connecticut, to John and. Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Samuel Chester Reid (–Aug ), Find a Grave Memorial no. citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA.

Samuel 3 Chester Reid was born on month dayat birth place, Connecticut, to John 5 Reid and Rebecca Reid (born Chester). John was born in Rebecca was born inin Groton, New London, CT, USA. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Samuel C Reid books online.

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Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and so much more. Samuel Chester Reid was born inson of John Reid, a Scottish lieutenant in the Royal Navy.

His father was captured in an expedition against New London, Conn., inand was paroled in the custody of Judge Chester of Norwich.

He married the judge's daughter, Rebecca. The son became a powder monkey in the U. Navy as a boy and served. Papers: In the Samuel Chester Reid Family Papers,linear feet.

The papers document the role of Peter Wendover and Captain Reid in redesigning the American flag. Family members represented include Samuel Chester Reid (), naval officer, and his son, Samuel Chester Reid, lawyer, ().

Summary: Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, biographical and genealogical material, financial and legal papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, maps, lithographs, and other papers. I have long-known the story of Samuel Chester Reid ().

Reid was a naval officer and hero of the War of –commanding the privateer General Armstrong off the Azores, he took on a British fleet, delaying its arrival in Louisiana, and enabling General Andrew Jackson to triumph over the British at the Battle of New Orleans.

Philip Phillips Papers. Franklin Pierce Papers. Samuel Chester Reid Papers. Gerrit Smith Papers. William Seward Papers. Edwin Stanton Papers. John Underwood Papers. Library of Virginia, Richmond (LVA) Bryan Family Papers. Indictments against Various Confederate Leaders. Federal Records, U.S. Jefferson Davis.

Maryland Historical Society. VIEW OUR CLAN SURNAME BOOKS. SCOTTISH GIFTS. SCOTTISH TRADITIONAL BOOKS. SCOTTISH FOOD & CONFECTIONERY. VIEW ALL PRODUCTS. VIEW OUR CALENDARS. About Clans and Families. Origins of Surnames. This collection includes the letters (ca.

6,+ items, chiefly 19th c.) of the Quaker family of Samuel M. and Anne Vickers Painter of West Chester, PA. Samuel Marshall Painter () was a successful newspaper publisher, book dealer and local official. Both Painters were active abolitionists. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. Scottish: Samuel Chester Reid (–), the sea captain who designed the stars and stripes form of the present the American flag, was born at Norwich, CT.

His father, Lt. John Reid, a former British naval officer of a distinguished Glasgow family, had resigned his commission and joined the cause of the American Revolution.

The monument, as it appears today, with flag waving, is pictured above. UPDATE: About fifteen years ago, I came across a book, Meyer Berger’s New is a collection of columns, odes to New York City, written by this New York Times reporter in the s.

Here’s Berger’s report of Octoon the dedication of the monument to Samuel Chester Reid (and here’s a drawing of him). Additional archival material related to Samuel Chester Reid is available in the Samuel Chester Reid family papers,held at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note. Gift of Thomas Manning, Processing Information note. Historical Person Search Search Search Results Results Samuel Chester Reid ( - ) Try FREE for 14 days Try FREE for 14 days How do we create a person’s profile.

We collect and match historical records that Ancestry users have contributed to their family trees to create each person’s profile. Your article on Samuel Chester Reid, presumably from the public domain 'Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships' says "Reid's action delayed the British squadron and aided General Jackson's defense of New Orleans." And with good reason: family legend had it that our great-great grandfather was on board Reid's ship - and may have played.

Samuel Chester Reid, born in Norwich, Conn., 24 Augustentered the U.S. Navy in He served in the frigate Constellation with Commodore Thomas Truxtun and in became master of the brig Merchant. During the War of he commanded the privateer General Armstrong and at Fayal, Azores, in engaged gunboats from British men-of-war en route to Jamaica and New Orleans.

John Holmes Jenkins () was a Texas bookseller, publisher, and historian. He is known for his ten-volume work, Papers of the Texas Revolution.

This collection includes his personal and business correspondence, business records, speeches, and research material for his publications.

Aboard the brig was a crew of ninety under the command of Samuel Chester Reid, a young United States Navy officer who had wearied of service on blockaded frigates. Now on its fifth cruise, the Armstrong was one of the fastest ships afloat.

Among New York’s hundred-odd privateers, her record of 24 prizes was second only to the Scourge, with. Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library New York, NY Papers: 19 items.

Letters and documents. Papers: Correspondence in the Jay family papers, ; typewritten copies of letters between Burr and Alexander Hamilton and their seconds, preceding their duel, in Frank Monaghan papers, ca., ; and in Alfred C.

Berol collection, Hemphill family of South Carolina. Collection includes correspondence, sermons, and other papers, of William Ramsey Hemphill, Presbyterian minister, and of his sons, James Calvin Hemphill and Robert Reid Hemphill, newspaper editors.

The material relates to national, South Carolina, and Texas politics; slavery; reform movements (including anti-slavery and temperance); politics and military.