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The Captives by James L. Cathcart, Jane B. Cathcart

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The Captives
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Publisher: Herald Print
ISBN/ASIN: 1176565117
Number of pages: 350

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This journal was commenced one hundred and twelve years ago by a youth of seventeen years of age, who had been taken prisoner by the British, and carried into New York with most of the prisoners, on board first the Good Hope and then on the old prison ships where he remained till, with a fellow prisoner, he made his escape and found employment in the merchant service.

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