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" Selkirk's interest with his king, and esteeming, as I do, his private character, I wished to make him the happy instrument of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. It was, perhaps, fortunate... "
The Atlantic Magazine - Page 319
1824
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The History of Our Navy from Its Origin to the Present Day, 1775-1897, Volume 1

John Randolph Spears - 1897 - 607 pages
...the house of the Earl of Selkirk. It was the avowed object of this landing to carry away the earl, " and to have detained him until, through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe as in America, had been effected." It was to ameliorate the condition...
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Commodore Paul Jones

Cyrus Townsend Brady - Admirals - 1900 - 480 pages
...the happy instrument of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. It was perhaps fortunate...intention to have taken him on board the Ranger and detained him until, through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe...
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Commodore Paul Jones

Cyrus Townsend Brady - 1900 - 482 pages
...you, madam, that he was from home, for it was my intention to have taken him on board the Ranger and detained him until, through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe as in America, had been effected. " When I was informed, by some men whom...
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Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Volume 40

Society of Antiquaries of Scotland - Archaeology - 1906
...the horrors of hopeless captivity when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. "It is perhaps fortunate for you, Madam, that he was from...through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe as in America, had been effected. When I was informed by some men whom...
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Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Volume 40

Society of Antiquaries of Scotland - Archaeology - 1906
...the horrors of hopeless captivity when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. " It is perhaps fortunate for you, Madam, that he was from...' Ranger ' and to have detained him until, through bis means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe as in America, had been effected....
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John Paul Jones Commemoration at Annapolis, April 24, 1906

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Printing - Government publications - 1907 - 210 pages
...the happy Instrument of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made Prisoners of War. It was perhaps fortunate...on board the Ranger, and to have detained him until thro' his means, a general and fair Exchange of Prisoners as well in Europe as in America had been...
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John Paul Jones Commemoration at Annapolis, April 24, 1906

1907 - 210 pages
...the happy Instrument of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made Prisoners of War. It was perhaps fortunate...on board the Ranger, and to have detained him until thro' his means, a general and fair Exchange of Prisoners as well in Europe as in America had been...
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Nelson and Other Naval Studies

James Richard Thursfield - Great Britain - 1909 - 384 pages
...of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made pr1soners of war. It was perhaps fortunate for you, madam, that...through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe as in America, had been effected. When I was informed by some men whom...
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Nelson and Other Naval Studies

James Richard Thursfield - Great Britain - 1920 - 373 pages
...the happy instrument of alleviating the horrors of hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war. It was perhaps fortunate...through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe as in America, had been effected. When I was informed by some men whom...
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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register,: Volume 29 1875

New England Historic Genealogical Society Staff - 1995 - 513 pages
...the horrors of a hopeless captivity, when the brave are overpowered and made prisoners of war," and " it was my intention to have taken him on board the...through his means, a general and fair exchange of prisoners, as well in Europe as in America, had been effected. When I was informed, by some men whom...
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