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Sixth naval victory. The U.S. brig Enterprize of 14 guns, commanded by Lieut. William Burrows, took after an engagement of 45 minutes, the British brig of war Boxer, of 18 guns, Capt. Blyth, who with about 50 of his men were killed and wounded Lieut. Burrows and one man killed and seven wounded

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Date

1813

Place of Publication

Boston.

Publisher

Coverly, Nathaniel, 1775?-1824, printer.

Subjects

United States History War of 1812
Naval battles
Enterprise (Brig : 1812-1823)
Burrows, William, 1785-1813
Blyth, Samuel, 1783-1813
Boxer (Brig : 1813)
Death
Sailors
Neptune
John Bull (Symbolic character)

First Line

Ho! all ye brave tars of Columbia.
Free trade and sailor's rights! or we will Box it out.

Identifiers

BIB ID: 306937
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocm83838302
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocn191499433
Shaw, R.R. American Bibliography, 29789
AAS General Catalog URL: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=306937
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Physical Dimensions

29 x 21 cm.

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“Sixth naval victory. The U.S. brig Enterprize of 14 guns, commanded by Lieut. William Burrows, took after an engagement of 45 minutes, the British brig of war Boxer, of 18 guns, Capt. Blyth, who with about 50 of his men were killed and wounded Lieut. Burrows and one man killed and seven wounded,” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed February 21, 2024, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/325.