David McClure correspondence

Philadelphian David McClure, U.S.N., has been credited with being the first to suggest to President Martin Van Buren the establishment of a naval academy. This academy, the Naval Asylum on Gray's Ferry Road, was the precuror to the United States Naval School in Anapolis. This collection consi...

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Main Author: McClure, David (Creator)
Collection:David McClure Correspondence
Collection Number:3389
Format: Manuscript
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