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Woodcut for 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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“Woodcut for 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 February 8, 2023, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/517.