Memoir of Col. Ethan Allen Hugh Moore

ISBN: 9781230429373

Published: September 12th 2013

Paperback

56 pages


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Memoir of Col. Ethan Allen  by  Hugh Moore

Memoir of Col. Ethan Allen by Hugh Moore
September 12th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 56 pages | ISBN: 9781230429373 | 5.58 Mb

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. 1834 edition. Excerpt: ...

crew- Our clothing wasMoreThis 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. 1834 edition. Excerpt: ... crew- Our clothing was not taken away, but the privates were forced to do duty on board.

Soon after this there came a boat to the side of the ship, and Capt. Symonds asked a gentleman who was in it, in my hearing, what his business was? who answered that he was sent to deliver some sea-stores to Col. Allen, which, if I remember right, he said were sent from Dublin- but the Captain damned him heartily, ordered him away from the ship, and would not suffer him to deliver the stores. I was furthermore informed that the gentlemen in Cork requested of Capt. Symonds, that I might be allowed to come into the city, and that they would be responsible I should return to the frigate at a given time, which was denied them.

We sailed from England the 8th day of January, and from the cove of Cork the 12th day of February. Just before we sailed, the prisoners with me were divided, and put on board three different ships of war. This gave me some uneasiness, for they were to a man zealous in the cause of liberty, and behaved with a becoming fortitude in the various scenes of their captivity- but those, who were distributed on board other ships of war, were much better used than those who tarried with me, as appeared afterwards. When the fleet, consisting, of about forty five sail, including five men of war, sailed from the cove with a fresh breeze, the ap pearance was beautiful, abstracted from the unjust and bloody designs they had.in view, We had not sailed many days, before a mighty storm arose, which lasted near twenty four hours without intermission: The wind blew with relentless fury, and no man could remain on deck, except he was lashed fast, for the waves rolled over the deck by turns, with a forcible rapidity, and every soul on board was anxious...



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