A journal, of a young man of Massachusetts, late a surgeon on board an American privateer, who was captured at sea by the British ... and was confined first, at Melville island, Halifax, then at Chatham, in England, and last, at Dartmoor prison. Interspersed with observations, anecdotes and remarks, tending to illustrate the moral and political characters of three nations. To which is added, a correct engraving of Dartmoor prison, representing the massacre of American prisoners. Written by himself ...
|Main Author:||Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846.|
|Other Authors:||Babcock, Amos G.|
Boston : Printed by Rowe & Hooper, 1816.
2d ed., with considerable additions and improvements.
Physicians > Personal narratives.
United States > History > War of 1812 > Prisoners and prisons.
"A novel founded on fact."--Allibone, Dict. of athors.
Usually considered a work of fiction by Benjamin Waterhouse, but, according to H.R. Viets, edited by Waterhouse from a manuscript of Amos G. Babcock. cf. Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, v. 12, July 1940, pp. 605-622.
240 p. ;
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