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Blatchford, John approximately 1762-approximately 1794

Works: 6 works in 70 publications in 1 language and 986 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Composer
Classifications: E281, 973.371
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Most widely held works by John Blatchford
The narrative of John Blatchford by John Blatchford( Book )

13 editions published between 1865 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the Revolutionary War service of John Blatchford. He was born ca. 1762, a son of John Blatchford of Rockport, Massachusetts. He enlisted as a cabin boy in 1777. The ship was captured by the British and he spent about six years as a prisoner on a prison ship, in the East Indies, and France. Shortly after his return home, he married Anna Grover, daughter of Nehemial Grover. They had two sons and a daughter. He followed a life at sea and died at Port au Prince in the West Indies ca. 1794
Narrative of remarkable occurrences, in the life of John Blatchford, of Cape-Ann, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Containing, his treatment in Nova-Scotia-- the West-Indies-- Great-Britain-- France, and the East-Indies, as a prisoner in the late war. by John Blatchford( )

6 editions published between 1788 and 1795 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The narrative of John Blatchford details his sufferings in the revolutionary war, while a prisoner with the British
[Title(s) available in Evans] by John Blatchford( Book )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Alternative Names
Blatchford, John 1762 (ca.)-1794 (ca.)

Blatchford, John ca. 1762-ca. 1794

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