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Recollections of the Jersey Prison Ship (American Experience Series, No 8) by Albert Greene

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Published by Applewood Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Prisoners of war,
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • History - U.S.,
  • U.S. History - Revolution And Confederation (1775-1789),
  • United States,
  • History: American,
  • Dring, Thomas,
  • History,
  • History / U.S.,
  • History / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800),
  • Jersey (Prison-ship),
  • Personal narratives,
  • Prisoners and prisons,
  • Revolution, 1775-1783,
  • Theometrics/Secular,
  • Biography,
  • 1758-1825,
  • Dring, Thomas,,
  • Great Britain

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8340709M
ISBN 100918222923
ISBN 109780918222923

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Recollections of Life on the Prison Ship Jersey is a plea not to forget but instead to remember the inhumanity of the captors and the sacrifices of the captives—a message that continues to resonate today. Editor David Swain has provided an introductory essay and extensive notes that contain background information and historical documentation. Recollections Of The Jersey Prison Ship: Taken, And Prepared For Publication, From The Original Manuscript Of The Late Captain Thomas Dring Of Providence, Rhode Island, One Of The Prisoners () [Dring, Thomas, Greene, Albert G.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Recollections Of The Jersey Prison Ship: Taken, And Prepared For Publication, From The Original .   Jersey (Prison-ship), United States -- History Revolution, Prisoners and prisons Publisher Providence, H. H. Brown Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language EnglishPages:   Recollections Of The Jersey Prison-Ship: Taken From The Original Manuscript Of The Late Captain Thomas Dring, One Of The Prisoners [Greene, Albert G.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Recollections Of The Jersey Prison-Ship: Taken From The Original Manuscript Of The Late Captain Thomas Dring5/5(1).

  Recollections of the Jersey Prison-ship: Taken, and Prepared for Publication, from the Original by Thomas Dring. Publication date Publisher P.M. Davis Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and Pages: Recollections of the Jersey prison-ship;: taken, and prepared for publication, from the original manuscript of the late Captain Thomas Dring, of Prov by Dring, Thomas,   First used as a hospital ship, the Jersey was hulked and converted into a prison ship for American sailors about In being repurposed from a warship to a prison, the Jersey had been stripped of almost all sails, spars and rigging. “Nothing remained but an old, unsightly, rotten hulk.   : Recollections of Life on the Prison Ship Jersey (): Dring, Thomas, Swain, David: Books.

  These vivid recollections of life on a prison ship during the American Revolution were written by a colonist, who, at the age of 25, was taken prisoner by the British and placed on The Jersey, a prison ship docked at what is now the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The detail of his captivity and the Author: Albert Greene.   Recollections of Life on the Prison Ship Jersey in 1. Introduction 3 [Narrative] The Belisarius Returns to New York The Approach and Entry on Board the Jersey The First Night's Scene The First Day's Scene Small Pox The Gun Room and Messing Messing and Daily Allowance Description of the Galley and Manner of Author: Thomas Dring. Dring was mate on the “Chance,” an American privateer, which was captured in by “H.M.S. Belisarius.” He was imprisoned, with other Americans, on the Jersey prison ship anchored off Long Island. This is the narrative of his experiences. The trade edition of was in a smaller format, with folding plates. This is a [ ]. The miseries endured by American seamen during the Revolutionary War are documented in Captain Dring's account of his experience as a prisoner on the Jersey off the coast of Long Island. Recollections of the Jersey Prison Ship () by Albert GreenePages: