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The Cruise of the Comet : The Privateers of 1812 Series By James Otis, Victor Markland
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Sail with famous Baltimore privateer Capt. Thomas Boyle onboard the schooner Comet at the peak of the War of 1812. Told through the eyes of young Stephen Burton , this true to life account takes the... More > reader through exciting adventures on land and at sea. James Otis weaves into the factual account not only the story of the cruise itself but also background on the causes of the war, and local historyof the Chesapeake region as well as lessons in geography, politics, mathematics and seamanship. The Cruise of the Comet is an excellent introduction to America's "Second War of Independence" for the young reader and a good old fashioned patriotic page turner for readers of any age.< Less
Captain Tom, the Privateersman : The Privateers of 1812 Series By James Otis, Victor Markland
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Sail on the crew of the Baltimore Clipper the Chasseur known as the “Pride of Baltimore", the most famous US privateer in the War of 1812. Picking up where “The Cruise of the... More > Comet” leaves off and once again told through the eyes of young Stephen Burton this true-to-life account follows Captain Thomas Boyle and the crew of the Chasseur through exciting adventures on land and at sea. James Otis weaves into the factual account not only the events of the cruise itself but delves into the causes of the war, local history and lessons both moral and practical “Captain Tom, The Privateersman” is an excellent introduction for the young reader to the War of 1812 and a good old fashioned page turner for readers of all ages.< Less
Patriots and Privateers : Three Novels About Maryland and the War of 1812 By James Otis, Victor Markland
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“Patriots and Privateers” contains three novels by James Otis about Maryland in the War of 1812. “The Cruise of the Comet” and “Captain Tom, The Privateersman” are... More > both about Thomas Boyle the most famous privateer captain to sail from Baltimore during the war. “Commodores Barney’s Young Spies” gives a detailed account of the Chesapeake Campaign leading up to the battle of Bladensburg and the burning of Washington All were written for teen readers in the late 1800’s and remain engaging and educational introductions to American and local Maryland history.< Less
Captain Tom, The Privateersman By James Otis, Victor Markland
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Sail on the crew of the Baltimore Clipper the Chasseur known as the “Pride of Baltimore", the most famous US privateer in the War of 1812. Picking up where “The Cruise of the... More > Comet” leaves off and once again told through the eyes of young Stephen Burton this true-to-life account follows Captain Thomas Boyle and the crew of the Chasseur through exciting adventures on land and at sea. James Otis weaves into the factual account not only the events of the cruise itself but delves into the causes of the war, local history and lessons both moral and practical “Captain Tom, The Privateersman” is an excellent introduction for the young reader to the War of 1812 and a good old fashioned page turner for readers of all ages.< Less
The Cruise of the Comet By James Otis, Victor Markland
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Sail with famous Baltimore privateer Capt. Thomas Boyle onboard the schooner Comet at the peak of the war of 1812. Told through the eyes of young Stephen Burton , this true to life account takes the... More > reader through exciting adventures on land and at sea. James Otis weaves into the factual account not only the story of the cruise itself but also background on the causes of the war, and local historyof the Chesapeake region as well as lessons in geography, politics, mathematics and seamanship. The Cruise of the Comet is an excellent introduction to America's "second war of Independence" for the young reader and a good old fashioned patriotic page turner for readers of any age.< Less
As Fierce A Flame By L.E. Ferens
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Upper New York, 1813: War between America and Britain has given rise to smuggling along the shores of Lake Ontario. US Navy Officer Tanner Jacobs must track down the privateer who is selling... More > munitions to the British through Preston Shipping by posing as a new business partner. Tanner is determined to uncover both the privateer and his supplier as well, but will Preston's headstrong daughter, Emma, be too much of a distraction and cause his mission, and his heart, to go up in flames?< Less
Captain Otway Burns And His Ship Snap Dragon By Jack Robinson, Gysgt., USMC, retired
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(E-Book) Please note: 100% of profits from the sale of this book,or any book written by Jack Robinson, goes directly to: Resurrection Mission--Protecting endangered cemeteries and rediscovering our... More > "forgotten" military Veterans.~~~~~~~~~~~~Captain Otway Burns and his ship Snap Dragon explores the legends, facts, and misguided information of Captain Otway Burns. As a native son of southeastern North Carolina he was a merchant sea Captain, highly successful War of 1812 Privateer, noted businessman, and an inventive ship builder. Later in life Burns was a strong state legislator, but like most of his life, his service to his state and country was controversial. Using fragments of information, along with long forgotten documents, compiled with material gained from located direct descendents, this book attempts to capture a more accurate description of Captain Burns' adventurous life. If you enjoy stories of Tall Ship Naval battles or, intrigued with local legends, this book is for you.< Less
Captain Otway Burns And His Ship Snap Dragon By Jack Robinson, Gysgt., USMC, retired
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(Paper Back) Please note: 100% of profits from the sale of this book,or any book written by Jack Robinson, goes directly to: Resurrection Mission--Protecting endangered cemeteries and rediscovering... More > our "forgotten" military Veterans.~~~~~~~~~~~~Captain Otway Burns and his ship Snap Dragon explores the legends, facts, and misguided information of Captain Otway Burns. As a native son of southeastern North Carolina he was a merchant sea Captain, highly successful War of 1812 Privateer, noted businessman, and an inventive ship builder. Later in life Burns was a strong state legislator, but like most of his life, his service to his state and country was controversial. Using fragments of information, along with long forgotten documents, compiled with material gained from located direct descendents, this book attempts to capture a more accurate description of Captain Burns' adventurous life. If you enjoy stories of Tall Ship Naval battles or, intrigued with local legends, this book is for you.< Less
The Descendants of Governor Thomas Welles of Connecticut and his Wife Alice Tomes, Combined Index By Kathryn Smith Black
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In the early seventeenth century, Hartford, Wethersfield, and Windsor were established along the Connecticut River. Dynamic Puritan churches were the center of these towns. The seventeenth and... More > eighteenth centuries saw the colony’s expansion as the population expanded to more towns along the river and to towns inland. Welles and his descendants played parts in two wars with Native American tribes, received a new colonial charter in 1662 from King Charles II and then protected it from an English governor in 1682, engaged in lively trade with England and the Caribbean, and fought in the French and Indian War. A few participated in the Revolutionary War. They were among the founders of Yale and Williams colleges and served as farmers, legislators, judges, ministers, generals, sea captains, and homemakers. They fought as officers and privates in the Revolution, the War of 1812, and the Civil War. This cross index features every name in volumes 1, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, and 3C.< Less
Ernest Linwood or, The Inner Life of the Author By Caroline Lee Hentz
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Caroline Lee Whiting Hentz (June 1, 1800, Lancaster,... More > Massachusetts – February 11, 1856, Marianna, Florida) was an American novelist and author, most noted for her opposition to the abolitionist movement and her widely-read The Planter's Northern Bride, a rebuttal to Harriet Beecher Stowe's popular anti-slavery book, Uncle Tom's Cabin. She was a major literary figure in her day, and helped advance women's fiction.Caroline Hentz was born June 1, 1800, Caroline Lee Whiting to Colonel John and Oprah Whiting on June 1, 1800 in Lancaster, Massachusetts. The youngest of eight children, Caroline was raised in a very patriotic family. Her father was a soldier in the Revolutionary War and three of her brothers fought in the War of 1812. As a child, she attended a private school run by Jared Sparks. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caroline_Lee_Hentz< Less