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Author Potter, Israel, 1744-1826?

Title Life and remarkable adventures of Israel R. Potter : (a native of Cranston, Rhode-Island.) who was a soldier in the American revolution, after which he was taken prisoner by the British, conveyed to England, where for 30 years he obtained a livelihood, by crying "Old chairs to mend".

Publication Info. Providence : Printed by H. Trumbull, 1824.


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Description 1 online resource (112 pages).
Series Life in the Continental Army anthology
Life in the Continental Army anthology.
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Note Original document: Book.
Summary Published in 1824, this short book details the adventures of a Rhode Island patriot who fought in the Battle of Bunker Hill, was captured by the British and taken to England. While imprisoned abroad, he met Benjamin Franklin and King George III.
Note GMD: electronic resource.
Subject United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Personal narratives.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Prisoners and prisons.
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