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THE

PRIVATE ER’S-MAN.

VOLUME I.

Printed by J. & H. COX (Brothers), 74 & 75, Great Queen Street,

Lincoln's-Inn Fields.

THE

PRIVATEER’S - MAN

One Hundred Years ago.

BY

CAPTAIN MARRYAT, R.N.

VOLUME I.

LONDON:
LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, & LONGMANS,

PATERNOSTER ROW.

1846.

1176.

EXTRACTS

PROM THE

LOG OF A PRIVATEER’S-MAN.

CHAPTER I.

We cruise off Hispaniola — Capture of a French Ship

Continue our Cruise — Make a Nocturnal Attack upon a Rich Planter's Dwelling—Are repulsed with Loss.

To Mistress RESPECTED MADAM, In compliance with your request I shall now transcribe from the journal of my younger days some portions of my adventurous life. When I wrote, I painted the feelings of my heart without reserve, and I shall not alter one word, as I know you wish to learn what VOL. I.

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