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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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John Paul Jones Commemoration at Annapolis, April 24, 1906

1907 - 210 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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A Naval History of the American Revolution, Volume 1

Gardner Weld Allen - United States - 1913
...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...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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A Naval History of the American Revolution, Volume 1

Gardner Weld Allen - United States - 1913
...one boat under the direction of Mr. Hill and Lieutenant Wallingsford, 1 Sherburne, 46 ; Sands, 80. with the necessary combustibles, to 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 New England Historical and Genealogical Register,: Volume 29 1875

New England Historic Genealogical Society Staff - 1995 - 513 pages
...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 one boat under the direction of Mr. Hill and Lieut. Wallingford, with the necessary combustibles to set fire to the shipping on the north side of...
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