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Author Name:    ELSON, Bryan. HALLOWELL, Benjamin

Title:   Nelson's Yankee Captain : The Life of Boston Loyalist Sir Benjamin Hallowell. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

Publisher:    Formac Publishing, Halifax, N.S., 2008, ISBN:9780887807510 

ISBN Number:   0887807518 / 9780887807510

Seller ID:   93898

ELSON, Bryan. Nelson's Yankee Captain : The Life of Boston Loyalist Sir Benjamin Hallowell. Halifax, : Formac Publishing Company Limited, (2008). First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-416. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine.

Admiral Sir Benjamin Hallowell Carew GCB, (born Benjamin Hallowell, ca. 1 January 1761, Boston, Mass. - d. September 2, 1834, Beddington Park, Surrey).

Bryan Elson is a resident of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

“Sir Benjamin Hallowell was born in the seaport of Boston, when Massachusetts was still a colony of Great Britain, to a family that had significant land holdings in Nova Scotia and Ontario. Sir Benjamin Hallowell, one of Admiral Horatio Nelson's famous 'Band of Brothers', served a lifetime in the navy of Great Britain through the American and French Revolutions between 1775 and 1815. His drama-filled life was profoundly shaped by the currents of history, with strong connections to Canada and the United States through his Boston-bred, staunchly Loyalist family.

Bryan Elson's thoroughly researched biography illuminates Hallowell's career and his personal life during these history-shaping events. Through Hallowell's eyes, readers will witness key events in British imperial history during this dramatic period when Britain was able to gain ascendancy over its arch-rival France to 'rule the waves.'” - from the dj.

Chapters :
1. Expelled;
2. The Wooden Walls;
3. The World Turned Upside Down;
4. On the Beach;
5. Promotion;
6. Courageux;
7. The Nile;
8. Surrender;
9. Taking Stock;
10. Argo;
11. Endurance;
12. Lost Friends;
13. Rear Admiral of the Blue;
14. At Anchor;
15. The Legacy.
With appendix, notes, bibliography, and index.

Very good in unclipped dustjacket. Signed (without inscription) by Elson. 25.00

Price = 25.00 CDN
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