Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Commodore Richard V. Morris” in entry tripoli-war-with of Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History:
...ittle American squadron cruising in the Mediterranean made the Barbary States more circumspect.
Recognizing the existence of war with Tripoli, the United States government ordered a squadron, under Commodore Richard V. Morris , to relieve Dale.
the Chesapeake was the commodore's flag-ship.
The vessels did not go in a body, but proceeded one after another, between February (1801) and September.
Early in May, the Bosto...
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