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" Whitehaven; but the wind became very light, so that the ship would not in proper time approach so near as I had intended. At midnight I left the ship with two boats and thirty-one volunteers; when we reached the outer pier the day began to dawn; I would... "
The Atlantic Magazine - Page 332
1824
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Life and Character of the Chevalier John Paul Jones: A Captain in the Navy ...

John Henry Sherburne - United States - 1825 - 364 pages
...with two boats, and thirty-one volunteers. When we reached the outer pier, the day began to dawn. I would not, however, abandon my enterprise ; but despatched...set fire to the shipping on the north side of the harbor, while I went with the other party, to attempt the south side. I was successful in scaling the...
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Life and Character of the Chevalier John Paul Jones: A Captain in the Navy ...

John Henry Sherburne - United States - 1825 - 387 pages
...the ship, with two boats, and thirty-one volunteers. When we reached the outer pier, the day began to dawn. 1 would not, however, abandon my enterprise...boat under the direction of Mr. Hill and Lieutenant Wailingsford, with the necessary combustibles, to set fire to the shipping on the north side of the...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

Books - 1825
...distant from each other. In the mean time, he had dispatched his lieutenant, 'Wallingford, with a party to set fire to the shipping on the north side of the harbour ; and on his return to the Ranger, he looked out anxiously for the expected blaze : it did not appear...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 108

1825
...distant from each other. In the mean time, he had dispatched his lieutenant, \Vallingford, with a party to set fire to the shipping on the north side of the harbour; and on his return to the Ranger, he looked out anxiously for the expected blaze: it did not appear:...
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Memoirs of Rear-Admiral Paul Jones ...: Now First Compiled from His Original ...

John Paul Jones - United States - 1830
...ship with two boats and thirty-one volunteers; when we reached the outer pier the day began to dawn; I would not, however, abandon my enterprise, but despatched...the first fort; finding the sentinels shut up in the guard-house, they were secured without being hurt. Having fixed sentinels, I now took with me one man...
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Life and Correspondence of John Paul Jones: Including His Narrative of the ...

John Paul Jones - Russo-Turkish War, 1787-1792 - 1830 - 555 pages
...with two boats and thirty-one volunteers ; when we reached the outer pier, the day began to dawn ; I would not, however, abandon my enterprise, but despatched...first fort ; finding the sentinels shut up in the guard-house, they were secured without being hurt. Having fixed sentinels, I now took with me one....
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Life and Correspondence of John Paul Jones: Including His Narrative of the ...

John Paul Jones - Russo-Turkish War, 1787-1792 - 1830 - 555 pages
...with two boats and thirty-one volunteers; when wo reached the outer pier, the day began to dawn; I would not, however, abandon my enterprise, but despatched...the harbour, while I went with the other party to attempl the south side. I was successful in scaling ' the walls and spiking up all the cannon on the...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 105

1870
...foragers, day began to dawn just as they reached the outer pier. A boat was, however, instantly despatched to set fire to the shipping on the north side of the harbour, Paul himself undertaking to burn that on the south. The walls were soon scaled; the cannon spiked in...
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Life of Rear-Admiral John Paul Jones, Chevalier of the Military Order of ...

John Paul Jones - 1845 - 389 pages
...with two boats and thirty-one volunteers ; when we reached the outer pier, the day began to dawn ; I would not, however, abandon my enterprise, but despatched...first fort ; finding the 'sentinels shut up in the guard-house, they were secured without being hurt. Having fixed sentinels, I now took with me one man...
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Lives of Distinguished American Naval Officiers: Jones. Woolsy. Perry. Dale

James Fenimore Cooper - 1846
...party reached the outer pier. Jones now divided his men. One party was sent, under Lieut. Wallingford, to set fire to the shipping on the north side of the harbor, while he went himself with the other to, do the same on the south. There was a small fort on...
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