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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 334
1824
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The Life and Character of John Paul Jones, a Captain in the United States ...

John Henry Sherburne - United States - 1851 - 422 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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The Life and Character of John Paul Jones, a Captain in the United States ...

John Henry Sherburne - United States - 1851 - 434 pages
...with two boats and tlurty-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 Battles of John Paul Jones: The Greatest Naval Hero of Modern Times

John Paul Jones - Russo-Turkish War, 1787-1792 - 1855 - 560 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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Life of Rear-Admiral John Paul Jones, Chevalier of the Military Order of ...

John Paul Jones - Russo-Turkish War, 1787-1792 - 1858 - 504 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...the north side of the harbour, while I went with the oth^ party to attempt the south side. I was successful in scaling the walls and spiking up all the...
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All the Year Round, Volume 3; Volume 23

English literature - 1870 - 632 pages
...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...
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The Living Age, Volume 105

1870 - 844 pages
...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...
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The Duchess of Kingston. The Bishop of Derry. The story of Peg Woffington ...

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald - 1883 - 408 pages
...pier the day began to dawn ; I would not, however, abandon my enterprise, but despatched one boat, with the necessary combustibles, to set fire to 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 - History - 1890 - 564 pages
...two boats and thirty-one volunteers ; when we reached the outer pier, the day began to <l;in : I would not, however, abandon my enterprise, but despatched...boat under the direction of Mr. Hill and Lieutenant Wallmgsford, with the necessary combustibles to set fire to the shipping on the north side of the harbour,...
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Sea Fighters from Drake to Farragut

Jessie Peabody Frothingham - Naval biography - 1902 - 430 pages
...beginning to be roused. He divided his men into two parties : Lieutenant Wallingford and his division were to set fire to the shipping on the north side of the harbor, while Paul Jones led his men to the south. Nearly three hundred vessels lay side by side in...
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John Paul Jones Commemoration at Annapolis, April 24, 1906

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Printing - Government publications - 1907 - 350 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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