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Hornet captures the Penguin... Dartmoor prison...

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July 15, 1815

BOSTON PATRIOT, July 15, 1815 

* Capture of HMS Penguin
* Tristan da Cunha
* Dartmoor Prison
* Post War of 1812

Page 2 has: "Hornet And Penguin" which is a nice account of this naval battle, victorious for the Americans, published because: "The official account of the action between these vessels not having yet appeared, we have the pleasure to present our readers with a copy or a letter from a young gentleman..." (see). This is followed by a letter relating to the Dartmoor Prison massacre.
Four pages, bit of foxing, good condition.

Category: War of 1812

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