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" We have met the enemy and they are ours; two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop. "
The Western Miscellany - Seite 96
herausgegeben von - 1778 - 384 Seiten
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The Land We Live in: Or, The Story of Our Country

Henry Mann - 1896 - 336 Seiten
...English officers. Perry wrote with a pencil on the back of an old letter his famous dispatch: "We have met the enemy, and they are ours — two ships, two...brigs, one schooner and one sloop. ' ' The Americans lost in the battle twenty-seven killed and ninety-six wounded, of whom twenty-two were killed and sixty-one...
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History of the United States: From Their First Settlement as English ..., Band 3

David Ramsay - 1817
...of the navy 5 announcing the result to the former in the following words : " DEAR GENERAX, " We have met the enemy ; and they are ours. Two ships, two brigs, one schooner, and one sloop ! Yours, with great respect and esteem. " 0. H. PERRY." And to the secretary of the navy, his letter...
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History of the Late War, Between the United States and Great Britain ...

J. C. Gilleland - 1817 - 151 Seiten
...squadron, a thing almost unexampled in naval warfare. " We have met the enemy," said Commodore Perry, " and they are ours ; two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop." The number of prisoners exceeded that of the captors. Twenty-six Americans were killed, and ninety-six...
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The Life of Oliver Hazard Perry

John Milton Niles - 1820 - 376 Seiten
...off the western Lister, head oft Lake Erie, Sept. 1<MA, 1813, 4 o'clock, PM J Dear General— We have met the enemy, and they are ours. Two ships, two brigs, one schooner, and one sloop. Yours, with great respect and esteem, OH PERRY. OLIVEfi H. PERRY. 151 brated words of Caesar, vem,...
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History of the United States of America: With a Brief Account of Some of the ...

Charles Prentiss, William Sullivan - 1821 - 276 Seiten
...Information of this victory was thus given to General Harrison. «' Dear General..— We have inet the enemy and they are ours. — Two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop. Yours with great respect and esteem, OH PERRY." The American brig Argus, commanded by Captain Allen...
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History of the United States of America: With a Brief Account of Some of the ...

Charles Prentiss, William Sullivan - 1823 - 276 Seiten
...greater. Information of this victory was thus given to Gen$val Harrison. " Dear General. — We have met the enemy and they are ours. — Two ships, two brigs, one schooner anil one sloop. Yours with great respect and esteem, " OH PERRY." The American brig Argus, commanded...
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Elements of General History, Ancient and Modern

Lord Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee, Edward Nares - 1825 - 571 Seiten
...gallant Perry announced this victory in the following laconic epistle to general Harrison : " We have met the enemy and they are ours — two ships, two brigs, one schooner, and one sloop." 15. Chesapeake bay was blockaded by the British during the spring of this year, and several predatory...
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The Annals of America: From the Discovery by Columbus in the Year ..., Band 2

Abiel Holmes - 1829
...the flag ship Lawrence, whose whole complement of able bodied men, before the action, was about 100. The commodore gave intelligence of the victory to...ours. Two ships, two brigs, one schooner, and one sloop."2 The Americans were now masters of the lake ; but the territory was still in the possession...
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A Book of the United States: Exhibiting Its Geography, Divisions ...

Grenville Mellen - 1839 - 824 Seiten
...decisive and complete. The British loss was forty-one killed, and ninety-four wounded. The American loss was twenty-seven killed, and ninety-six wounded,...previously assembled a portion of the Ohio militia on the Sandusky river; and on the 7th of September four thousand from Kentucky, the flower of the state, with...
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The Life of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, Band 1

Alexander Slidell Mackenzie - 1840 - 268 Seiten
...though short, was ample, since it expressed all that was necessary to be known. "DEAR GENERAL, " We have met the enemy, and they are ours. Two ships, two brigs, one schooner, and one sloop. Yours, with very great respect and esteem, «0. H. PERRY." He also wrote the following letter to the...
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