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The Peacock stung by the Hornet: or Engagement between the United States ship Hornet, Captain Lawrence, of 16 guns, and His Britannic Majestys brig Peacock, Captain Peake of 19 guns, which he sunk after 15 minutes close action The Hornet had one man killed, and two wounded, the Peacock 8 killed, and 27 wounded When the Peacock sunk, 19 of her crew, and 8 brave Americans went down with her.

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Date

1813

Place of Publication

Boston.

Publisher

Coverly, Nathaniel, 1775?-1824, printer.

Subjects

United States History War of 1812
Hornet (Brig)
Naval battles
Sailors

First Line

When o'er the blue and trackless deep.

Identifiers

BIB ID: 304463
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocm82787572
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocn191495831
Shaw, R.R. American Bibliography, 32449
AAS General Catalog URL: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=304463

Physical Dimensions

29 x 21 cm.

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“The Peacock stung by the Hornet: or Engagement between the United States ship Hornet, Captain Lawrence, of 16 guns, and His Britannic Majestys brig Peacock, Captain Peake of 19 guns, which he sunk after 15 minutes close action The Hornet had one man killed, and two wounded, the Peacock 8 killed, and 27 wounded When the Peacock sunk, 19 of her crew, and 8 brave Americans went down with her.,” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed September 19, 2018, http://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/313.