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" ... Prescott, the commanding officer of the royal army at Newport. Taking with him, in the night, about forty men, in two boats, with oars muffled, he had the address to elude the vigilance of the ships-of-war and guard-boats : and, having arrived undiscovered... "
Sketches of Newport and Its Vicinity: With Notices Respecting the History ... - Page 213
by Sarah S. Cahoone - 1842 - 213 pages
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A Military Journal During the American Revolutionary War, from 1775 to 1783

James Thacher - United States - 1823 - 603 pages
...and guard boats, and having arrived undiscovered at the quarters of General Prescott, they were taken for the sentinels, and the General was not alarmed till his captors were at the door of his lodging chamber, which was fast closed. A negro man, named Prince, instantly thrust his beetle head...
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A Military Journal During the American Revolutionary War: From 1775 to 1783

James Thacher - United States - 1827 - 487 pages
...and guard boats, and having arrived undiscovered at the quarters of General Prescott, they were taken for the sentinels, and the general was not alarmed till his captors were at the door of his lodging chamber, which was fast closed. A negro man, named Prince, instantly thrust his beetle head...
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The Spy Unmasked; Or, Memoirs of Enoch Crosby, Alias Harvey Birch, the Hero ...

H. L. Barnum - United States - 1829
...and guard-boats, and having arrived undiscovered at the quarters of general Prescott, they were taken for the sentinels, and the general was not alarmed...closed, A negro man, named Prince, instantly thrust his beetle head through the pannel-door, and seized his victim while in bed. The general's aid-de-camp...
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The Spy Unmasked: Or, Memoirs of Enoch Crosby, Alias Harvey Birch, the Hero ...

H. L. Barnum - United States - 1831 - 216 pages
...and guard boats, and having arrived undiscovered at th& quarters of General Prescott, they were taken for the sentinels, and the General was not alarmed till his captors were at the door of his lodging chamber, which was fast closed. A negro man, named Prince, instantly thrust his beetle head...
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Histry of Rhode Island

Edward Peterson - 1853
...of, and secured the doors, so that egress from it by its inmates was impossible. ' General Prescott was not alarmed, till his captors were at the door of his bed-chamber, which was fast closed. The negro before mentioned, Quako Honyman, instantly thrust his...
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The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution: With Sketches of Several ...

William Cooper Nell - African American soldiers - 1855 - 396 pages
...of war and guard boats, and, having arrived undiscovered at the General's quarters, they were taken for the sentinels, and the General was not alarmed till his captors were at the door of his lodging chamber, which was fast closed. A negro man, named Prince, instantly thrust his head through...
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An Historical Research Respecting the Opinions of the Founders of the ...

George Livermore - African Americans - 1862 - 236 pages
...and guard-boats : and, having arrived undiscovered at the quarters of Gen. Prescott, they were taken for the sentinels; and the general was not alarmed...closed. A negro man, named Prince, instantly thrust his beetle head through the panel door, and seized his victim while in bed. . . . This event is extremely...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 6

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1863
...quar. ters of Gen. Prescott, they were taken for the sentinels ; and the Doctor Thacher's account. general was not alarmed till his captors were at the...closed. A negro man, named Prince, instantly thrust his beetle head through the panel door, and seized his victim while in bed. . . . This event is extremely...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 6

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1863
...arrived undiscovered at the quarters of Gen. Prescott, they were taken for the sentinels ; and the Doctor general was not alarmed till his captors were at the door of his lodgingaccount. chamber, which was fast closed. A negro man, named Prince, instantly thrust his bectle...
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History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880: Negroes as ..., Volume 2

George Washington Williams - African Americans - 1882
...and guard-boats : and, having arrived undiscovered at the quarters of Gen. Prescott, they were taken for the sentinels ; and the general was not alarmed...closed. A negro man, named Prince, instantly thrust his beetle head through the panel door, and seized his victim while in bed. . . . This event is extremely...
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