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Portrait of Dr. Lewis Heermann

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Portrait of Lewis Heermann in blue navy uniform with gold trim and red sash and lining on cape.

Letter from Lewis Heermann to Benjamin Crowninshield

1815-12-22 Heermann to Secretary.pdf

Heermann probably wrote this letter to the Secretary of the Navy shortly after learning of the accustations against him. Heermann defends his conduct…

Letter from Robert Morrell to Benjamin F. Crowninshield, with Account

1815-10-13 Morrell Letter with account.pdf

In this letter, Robert Morrell elaborates on the charges he leveled against Dr. Lewis Heermann in two earlier letters and provides a financial account…