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" This is the second time that General Prescott has been a prisoner in our hands within two years. This adventure is extremely honourable to the enterprising spirit of Colonel Barton, and is considered as ample retaliation for the capture of General Lee... "
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
...the general brought off in safety. In repassing the water guards, General Prescott said to Colonel Barton, •• Sir, I did not think it possible you could escape the vigilance of the water guards." This is the second time that General Prescott has been a prisoner in our hands within...
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A Military Journal During the American Revolutionary War: From 1775 to 1783

James Thacher - United States - 1827 - 487 pages
...the general brought off in safety. In repassing the water guards, General Prescott said to Colonel Barton, " Sir, I did not think it possible you could escape the vigilance of the water guards." This is the second time that General Prescott has been a prisoner in our hands within...
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The Spy Unmasked; Or, Memoirs of Enoch Crosby, Alias Harvey Birch, the Hero ...

H. L. Barnum - United States - 1829
...the general, brought off in safety. " In repassing the water-guards, general Prescott said to colonel Barton — ' Sir, I did not think it possible you...has been a prisoner in our hands within two years. This adventure is extremely honourable to the enterprising spirit of colonel Barton, and is considered...
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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
...the General brought off in safety. In re-passing the water-guards, General Prescott said to Colonel Barton, "Sir, I did not think it possible you could...has been a prisoner in our hands within two years. This adventure is extremely honourable to the enterprising spirit of Colonel Barton, and is considered...
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Visit to Grand-papa: Or, A Week at Newport

Sarah S. Cahoone - Newport (R.I.) - 1840 - 213 pages
...continent, which they had nearly reached before there was any alarm amongst the enemy. This aJventure, which with impartial judges, must outweigh Col. Harcourt's...could escape the vigilance of the water-guards.' This \s the second time that General Prescott has been a prisoner in our hands within two years. The adventure...
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Heath's Memoirs of the American War: Reprinted from the Original Edition of 1798

William Heath - United States - 1904 - 435 pages
...had much confidence would have released him; for on passing the last, he observed to the Colonel, " Sir, I did not think it possible you could escape the vigilance of the water-guards." This was a brilliant affair; and Congress duly rewarded Col. Barton for his distinguished address and gallantry....
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Rhode Island: A Study in Separatism

Irving Berdine Richman - Rhode Island - 1905 - 395 pages
...was being hurried along. After embarkation, as the lights of the fleet opened to view, he said : " I did not think it possible you could escape the vigilance of the water guards." Prescott while a prisoner in Rhode Island was quartered at Providence, and it adds not...
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Among Old New England Inns

Mary Caroline Crawford - Bars (Drinking establishments) - 1907 - 381 pages
...however, and Prescott said admiringly as they rowed past the British vessels lying at 137 anchor, " Sir, I did not think it possible you could escape the vigilance of the waterguards." From the landing-place to David Arnold's tavern at Warwick neck was not much of a walk, but Prescott,...
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Warwick: A City at the Crossroads

Donald A. D'Amato - History - 2001 - 160 pages
...taken to David Arnold's tavern on West Shore Road. A bewildered Prescott is said to have remarked, "Sir, I did not think it possible you could escape the vigilance of the water guards." While Warwick enjoyed a brief period of high spirits following Major Barton's capture...
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