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Congressional Serial Set Volume 4497 (Paperback) Loot Price: R903
Discovery Miles 9 030
Congressional Serial Set Volume 4497 (Paperback): United States Government Office

Congressional Serial Set Volume 4497 (Paperback)

United States Government Office

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Loot Price R903 Discovery Miles 9 030 | Repayment Terms: R84 pm x 12*

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 Excerpt: ...embarked. I am, respectfully, your oDedient servant, W. H. Winslow, Executive Officer. I. A. Pennell, Acting Master, Commanding. Repoi't of Acting Master Pennell, U. S. Navy, commanding U. S. bark Ethan Allen, regarding the destruction of salt works at Cane Patch, South Carolina. U. S. Bark Ethan Allen, Off MurreWs Inlet, South Carolina, April 23, 1864 Sir: I have the honor to submit the following report: On learning from contrabands I have on board of an extensive salt works at a place called Cane Patch, 12 miles N. E. of this inlet, I got underway on the morning of the 21st instant, with a light breeze, and stood along the coast. When 8 miles from this inlet we discovered one man and two women by an old house on the beach, waving a white flag. I hove the ship to and sent in an armed boat in charge of Acting Ensign William Mero. He landed under the cover of our guns; the three came down to the boat, one of the women handing Mr. Mero a note, telling him that some of their party would like to come off that night. The man being a mulatto, contraband, improved the opportunity of making his escape and came off in the boat. After reading the note, which you will find enclosed, I filled away and stood along the coast. When about 2 miles farther on, 1 discovered two more negroes on the beach with a white flag; sent a boat and took them on Or Eight Mile Swash. board. I then proceeded on, arriving off the salt works about 2 p. m. 1 hove the ship to opposite the works and within easy range. My executive officer being unwell, I left him in charge of the ship. Taking Acting Ensign William Mero and 12 men with me, landed safely near the works. I deployed part of the men as pickets to prevent a surprise, Mr. Mero taking the remainder as a working party to destroy the wor...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: United States Government Office
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 21mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 394
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-36840-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-36840-8
Barcode: 9781130368406

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