Commodore Thomas Truxtun

Creator:
Unknown

Photograph of engraving showing a bust image of Commodore Thomas Truxton in uniform. Caption reads, "Commodore Thomas Truxton/of the/Navy of the United States".

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG1-1.21
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Medal Awarded To Thomas Truxtun

Date:
1800
Creator:
US Navy

Photograph of engraving depicting the medal awarded to Thomas Truxton following his action w/ La Vengeance. One side of medal features a bust profile of Truxton while other shows the two ships battling.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG1-1.22
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Commodore Truxton's House, Perth Amboy, NJ-1799

Creator:
Unknown

Photograph of a sketch showing Commmodore Thomas Truxton's house in Perth Amboy, NJ. The drawing is dated 1799, and shows all of buildings in the homestead.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG1-1.23
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

The Independent Chronicle And The Universal Advertiser Volume Xxxi No. 1878, March 18-21, 1799

Date:
03/18/1799
Creator:
Adams, Thomas

The Independent Chronicle and the Universal Advertiser (Boston Massachusetts) March 18-21, 1799 details local and national news. The paper has three references to Constellation: Page 2, Column 4: Official. Extract of letter from Captain Williams; PAge 3, Column 2 British Officers extolled the conduct of Truxton; Page 3, Column 4: "POSTSCRIPT" copy of a letter written by Thomas Truxtun correcting information in a newspaper about the victory over L'Insurgente

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
2007.11.01
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

The Independent Chronicle And The Universal Advertiser Volume Xxxi No. 1882, April 1-4, 1799

Date:
04/01/1799

The Independent Chronicle and the Universal Advertiser (Boston Massachusetts) April 1-4, 1799 details local and national news. The paper has a references to Constellation: Page 3 and 4, song written by Mrs. Rowson about Truxton's victory.

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
2007.11.02
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

The Connecticut Courant, April 15, 1799, Volume Xxxiv, No 1786

Date:
04/15/1799
Creator:
Hudson and Goodwin

Issue of The Connecticut Courant, Monday April 15, 1799. The four page paper (fold-out, front back) details local, national, and international news. Constellation reference: Page 3 Column 3, "TRUXTON FOREVER" (Truxtun) about battle with L'Insurgente

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
2007.11.03
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

The Connecticut Courant

Date:
03/03/1800

March 3, 1800 edition of the Connecticut Courant is printed on rag paper on one sheet folded (4 pages). Page 3 featured article "HUZZA FOR TRUXTON" on The Frigate Constellation's battle with La Vengeance. Also features list of Officers and Men wounded in the action and an address delivered by Captain Thomas Truxton to his officers and crew on February 2, 1800.

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
2007.25.01
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum