Correspondence in relation to the capture of the British brigs Detroit and Caledonia, on the night of October 8, 1812. Now first published.
Main Author: Elliott, Jesse D. 1782-1845.
Other Authors: Towson, Nathan, 1784-1854.
Published: Philadelphia, United States book and job printing office, 1843.
Note: Controversy between Commodore Elliott and Gen. Towson.
From the correspondence below: "...I cannot, after a lapse of nearly a quarter of a century, undertake, upon the evidence of a single and not uninterested witness, to alter an official report....".