life and adventures of Joshua Penny, a native of Southold, Long Island, Suffolk County, New York: who was impressed into the British service, and in one of his attempts to escape was fourteen months on the Table Mountain, at the Cape of Good Hope, and ...

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Names
Penny, Joshua (1773-1840) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1815
Place: New-York
Publisher: Published by the author. Printed by Alden Spooner, Brooklyn
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KF 1815 (Penny, J. Life and adventures of Joshua Penny)
Topics
United States -- History -- War of 1812
Notes
Content: Proudfit Collection.
Content: Three plates (incl. port.) and biographical sketch of Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy inserted.
Ownership: 110185A.
Physical Description
Extent: 59 (1) p. 8vo.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14105268
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c15ad0d0-c605-012f-3e33-58d385a7bc34
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x life and adventures of Joshua Penny, a native of Southold, Long Island, Suffolk County, New York: who was impressed into the British service, and in one of his attempts to escape was fourteen months on the Table Mountain, at the Cape of Good Hope, and saw no human being during that time. In another instance he resided some time among the Hottentots. Interspersed with many curious incidents and hair breadth escapes. Also, an account of his being taken out of his bed by Commodore Hardy, on the night of Aug. 21, 1813--and carried to Halifax; where he suffered nine months imprisonment ..
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