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Book/Printed Material Threescore years: an autobiography, containing incidents of voyages and travels, including six years in a man-of-war. Details of the war between the United States and the Algerine government, bombardment of Algiers by Lord Exmouth, and its subjugation by the French. Also, two years in California, a visit to the Crimea during the bombardment and captive of Sebastopol, journey through Asia, Syria, Palestine and Egypt.

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Title

  • Threescore years: an autobiography, containing incidents of voyages and travels, including six years in a man-of-war. Details of the war between the United States and the Algerine government, bombardment of Algiers by Lord Exmouth, and its subjugation by the French. Also, two years in California, a visit to the Crimea during the bombardment and captive of Sebastopol, journey through Asia, Syria, Palestine and Egypt.

Names

  • Holbrook, Samuel F., 1793-

Created / Published

  • Boston, J. French and company, 1857.

Headings

  • -  Holbrook, Saumel F.--1793
  • -  United States--History--War of 1812--Naval operations
  • -  Essex (Frigate)
  • -  United States--History--War with Algeria, 1815
  • -  Algiers, Battle of, Algiers, Algeria, 1816
  • -  Chile--History--War of Independence, 1810-1824
  • -  Voyages and travels
  • -  New England--Social life and customs
  • -  Southern States--Social life and customs
  • -  Great Britain--Social life and customs--19th century
  • -  California--Social life and customs
  • -  Warships

Notes

  • -  "I shall resume the narrative...with my journey through Europe to Sebastopol, Asia Minor [etc.]"--p. 504.
  • -  Capture of the Essex: p. 316-340.
  • -  Also available in digital form.

Medium

  • vi, [11]-504 p. illus., pl. 20 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • E365 .H72

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 11024439

OCLC Number

  • 1675619

Online Format

  • online text
  • image
  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Holbrook, Samuel F. Threescore years: an autobiography, containing incidents of voyages and travels, including six years in a man-of-war. Details of the war between the United States and the Algerine government, bombardment of Algiers by Lord Exmouth, and its subjugation by the French. Also, two years in California, a visit to the Crimea during the bombardment and captiveof Sebastopol, journey through Asia, Syria, Palestine and Egypt. Boston, J. French and company, 1857. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/11024439/.

APA citation style:

Holbrook, S. F. (1857) Threescore years: an autobiography, containing incidents of voyages and travels, including six years in a man-of-war. Details of the war between the United States and the Algerine government, bombardment of Algiers by Lord Exmouth, and its subjugation by the French. Also, two years in California, a visit to the Crimea during the bombardment and captiveof Sebastopol, journey through Asia, Syria, Palestine and Egypt. Boston, J. French and company. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/11024439/.

MLA citation style:

Holbrook, Samuel F. Threescore years: an autobiography, containing incidents of voyages and travels, including six years in a man-of-war. Details of the war between the United States and the Algerine government, bombardment of Algiers by Lord Exmouth, and its subjugation by the French. Also, two years in California, a visit to the Crimea during the bombardment and captiveof Sebastopol, journey through Asia, Syria, Palestine and Egypt. Boston, J. French and company, 1857. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/11024439/>.