THE PRISONERS OF 1776; A RELIC OF THE REVOLUTION. CONTAINING A FULL AND PARTICULAR ACCOUNT OF THE SUFFERINGS AND PRIVATIONS OF ALL THE AMERICAN PRISONERS CAPTURED ON THE HIGH SEAS, AND CARRIED INTO PLYMOUTH, ENGLAND, DURING THE REVOLUTION OF 1776. ALSO, AN ACCOUNT OF THE SEVERAL CRUISES OF THE SQUADRON UNDER THE COMMAND OF COMMODORE JOHN PAUL JONES, PRIZES TAKEN, etc. etc., by Rev. R. Livesey.

Boston: Geo. C. Rand, 1854. Later printing (orig. published in 1847, under the title A RELIC OF THE REVOLUTION). 12mo.; 264pp. Frontis. illus. & extra illustrated title page. Blind stamped brown cloth. Gilt decorated spine; gilt illustration of a sailing ship on front cover. Prev. owner's signatures in pencil on rear pastedown. A very good copy. Item #45474

Text compiled from the journal of Charles Herbert, of Newburyport, Mass., who was taken prisoner in the Brigantine Dolton, Dec. 1776, and confined in Old Mill Prison, Plymouth, England. HOWES H434.

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