(E-book version) Written history of one family from the late 1800s,into the 20th Century. Told through the words of an eye witness. Margaret's notes abruptly end due to the loss, decades ago, of her... More > last pages and comments of her diary. This is a nice book to read while traveling or just resting. Funny in most parts but, reveals the hardships of life while growing up during the late 19th century.
Note: 100% of profit supports~~Resurrection Mission~~protecting endangered cemeteries and searching for our "forgotten" military Veterans< Less
(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