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dc.contributor.authorAdams, Anne
dc.description1 cardboard clam shell case with a bronze medallion in a front portal. The medallion is 6 cm. in circumference with a bust of Commodore Isaac Hull on the face. The medallion was designed by John Reich. A translation of the words inscribed on the front is: “Isaac Hull conquers in July 1812, the skilled by stratagem and in August, the strong in battle” On the back is a ship and the words “Horae Momento Victoria” which translate to “Victory in the space of an hour”. The title on the front of the box has the words “War of 1812, Jonathan Russell, Commodore Hull”. Only 126 of these medallions were estimated to be struck. Also within this collection is a poem written by Jonathan Russell and 2 messages from President James Madison.en_US
dc.description.abstractContains 1 medallion, 1 poem and 2 messages from President James Madison.en_US
dc.subjectWar of 1812 -- Commodore Hull -- Isaac Hull -- Jonathan Russell -- James Madison -- USS Constitution -- HMS Guerriereen_US
dc.titleCommodore Hull Medallion, Poem and Presidential Messagesen_US

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