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Unknown The Interesting Life, Travels, Voyages, and Daring Engagements of the Celebrated Paul Jones

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.05325 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Hudson, New York Type: Book Date: 1809 Pagination: 46p. 18.3 x 10.5

Summary of Content: Paul Jones was Commodore in the American Navy during the late Revolutionary War. The book contains "numerous anecdotes of undaunted courage, in the production of his undertakings." The book was printed by N. Elliot, and published by William E. Norman.

People: Jones, Paul
Norman, William E., fl. 1809
Elliot, N

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: NavyMaritimeRevolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralLiterature and Language ArtsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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