ALS dated 3 September 1815, USSJava, Hampton Roads. To L. Tazewell. Congratulating him on the successful termination of the Algerine War.
U.S.S. Java Hampton Roads Sept. 3 1815 Dear Sir Allow me to congratulate you On the successful termination of the Algerine War, by our gallant, and good friend Decatur. I sent you the report and from a [ ] I boarded his morning. Very respectfully I am D[ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] O.H. Perry L. Tazewell