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American victory in the First Barbary War...
Item # 642937
November 7, 1801
THE PORT FOLIO, Philadelphia, Nov. 7, 1801
* USS Enterprise vs. the Tripoli
* First Barbary War (Tripolitanian)
Inside has a report on the First Barbary War, including: "...received a letter...mentioning the capture of a Tripolitan corsair of 20 guns by Capt. Sterret of the United States' schooner Enterprise, of 14 guns. The action, which continued for two hours, was fought off Malta. Upwards of 30 of the pirate were slain & many wounded. The American vessel sustained no loss..." with more (see). This was the Enterprise vs. the Tripoli.
Eight pages, 10 by 12 1/4 inches, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War