An account of the capture and burning of the British schooner "Gaspee."

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Title
An account of the capture and burning of the British schooner "Gaspee."
Contributors
Bowen, Ephraim, 1753-
Greene, Daniel, 1793-1850
Date Issued
[1839]
Keywords
Broadsides, etc
History
Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Imprint 1839.
Notes
Caption title.
Place of publication and name of printer from colophon below second column.
Dated and signed at foot of second column: twenty-ninth day of August, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine.--1839. Ephraim Bowen.
Printed in double columns.
The Gaspee was a British armed schooner sent to the colony of Rhode Island in March of 1772 to enforce shipping laws; she was attacked and burned in June 1772 by a contingent of townspeople and merchants in the harbor of what is now Warwick.
Extent
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 33 x 21 cm.