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Letter recalling capture of Margaretta, Washington, D.C., 1818

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Letter recalling capture of Margaretta, Washington, D.C., 1818 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 4, page 96-97.

Jeremiah O'Brien is one of two leaders (the other being Benjamin Foster) of the first maritime battle of the American Revolution, which occurred in Machias.

This letter is an eyewitness account of the capture of the Margaretta.

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