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Lighthouses of Ocracoke... Loss of the frigate Philadelphia in the Tripolitan War...



Item # 638917

March 17, 1804

NEW YORK HERALD, March 17, 1804

* Ocracoke Island Lighthouse
* USS Philadelphia destruction


Page 3 has a nice article: "Lighthouses" noting that: "...the lights of Cape Hatteras and at Shell Castle Island within the bar of Occracock are in operation..." with further details. Also: "Further Particulars of the Loss of the United States Frigate Philadelphia" which was involved in the First Barbary War near Tripoli.
Four pages, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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