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BIOGRAPHY

OF THE PRINCIPAL

AMERICAN
Military and Naval Heroes;

• COMPREHENDING

Details of their Achievements

DURING THE
Revolutionary and Late Wars.

Interspersed with authentic Anecdotes not found in any other work.

EMBELLISHED WITH PORTRAITS.

BY THOMAS WILSON,

OF PHILADELPHIA.
Assisted by several Literary Gentlemen, in different parts of the
Enited States; and carefully collected from the most authentic sources.

SPEAK OP MAN AS HE IS, IN THE LANGUAGE OF TRUTH, AND NOT
OF ADULATION,

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.
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NEW-YORK:
· PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY JOLN LOW,

NO. 139 CHERRY-STREET.

1817. Jul

District of New-York, ss.
BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the fith day of April, in the forty.

first year of the lodependence of the United States of AmerL. S. ica, John Low, of the said district, bath deposited, in this

office the title of a Book, the right, whereof he claims as Proprietor in the words followiag to wit:

“The Biography of the principal American Military and Naval Heroer; comprehending details of their achievements during the Rev. olutionary and Late Wars. Interspersed with authentic Anecdotes not found in any other work. Embellished with Portraits. By Thomas Wilson, of Philadelphia. Assisted by several Literary Gentlemen, in different parts of the United States; and carefully collected from the most authentic sources. Speak of Man as he is, in the language of truth and not of adulation. In two volumes."

la conformity to the act of Congress of the United States, entitled, * An act for the encouragement of Learning, hy securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time therein mentioned. And also to an act entitled “ An act supplementary to an act, entitled an Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times thereio mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints.”

THERON RUDD,

Clerk of the Southern District of New-York.

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