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The Adventures of Ebenezer Fox, in the Revolutionary War (Paperback) Loot Price: R330 Discovery Miles 3 300
The Adventures of Ebenezer Fox, in the Revolutionary War (Paperback): Ebenezer Fox
The Adventures of Ebenezer Fox, in the Revolutionary War (Paperback): Ebenezer Fox

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The Adventures of Ebenezer Fox, in the Revolutionary War (Paperback)

Ebenezer Fox

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. August 24, 1838,1 visited my old shipmate, * Luther Little, Esq., at Marshfield, Mass. This gentleman, it will be recollected, was severely wounded in an action with the " Admiral Duff." We had not seen each other for fifty eight years; and the feelings we experienced at meeting, after so long a separation, may be better imagined than described. At the last time I had seen him, he was twenty-four years of age, and I was seventeen. What a change time has made in our appearance I never before was so forcibly struck with the truth of the ibservation, that " time makes ravages." I found the mental and bodily faculties of Mr. Little mcommonly perfect. He informed me, that, at the time of our capture, he vas placed as prize-master on board of the prize we had m tow; in which he escaped, and arrived at Boston, and thus was so fortunate as to be saved from a long and painful captivity. He did not, after that event, enter into the naval 6ervice; but continued his profession on the ocean, as commander of a merchant ship, till he was forty-one years of age, when he retired from his occupation, and devoted himself to agricultural pursuits, on the farm where he was born, which was originally occupied by his great-gFandfather, then by his grandfather, whom he distinctly remembers, afterwards by his father, and finally by himself. A singular instance of stability and attachment to place for the roving sons of New England. Mr. Little is remarkably active for a man of his years, his sight and hearing being very good, and, surrounded by agreeable and intelligent children, is in the enjoyment of every blessing necessary to make old age comfortable and happy. My visit was rendered as agreeable to me as the kind and hospitable treatment, prompted...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: Ebenezer Fox
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 108
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-91100-2
Barcode: 9781150911002
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-91100-X

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