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James Durand, an Able Seaman of 1812: His Adventures on Old Ironsides and as an Impressed Sailor in the British Navy

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Paperback, 164 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by Kessinger Publishing
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Matt
James Durand had a difficult choice go West to Kentucky and be a poor farmer or go to sea and live a life of hardships and an early death. At the age of six he was apprenticed to a farmer in Northwestern Connecticut and by the age of eleven there were no more opportunities for him in Connecticut. Life in Kentucky was full of hardships and native attacks while a life at sea might be more profitable but often led to an early death. He choose a life at sea and had a variety of adventures and exploi ...more
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Jul 22, 2014 Clint rated it really liked it
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