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O'Bierne, T. L. A candid and impartial narrative of the transactions of the fleet...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07259 Author/Creator: O'Bierne, T. L. Place Written: London Type: Pamphlet Date: 1779 Pagination: 58,1 p. + map 22.2 x 13.8 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07259 Author/Creator: O'Bierne, T. L. Place Written: London Type: Pamphlet Date: 1779 Pagination: 58,1 p. + map 22.2 x 13.8 cm

Summary of Content: Printed by Almon. Second edition, illustrated with large folding map, showing promontory at Sandy Hook, NJ. (First edition had no map.) Full title: "A candid and impartial narrative of the transactions of the fleet under the command of Lord Howe, from the arrival of the Toulon Squadron, on the coast of America, to the time of his Lordship's departure for England. With Observations by an officer then serving in the Fleet." A defense of the Howe brothers from John Burgoyne's attacks. O'Bierne defended Admiral Richard Howe, who had successfully defended Sandy Hook (even though outnumbered) and checked the French at Newport. Howes O4.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryNavyFrance

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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