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by Gideon Olmsted

  • ISBN: 0844402516
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  • Author: Gideon Olmsted
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Library of Congress; First Edition edition (1978)
  • Pages: 129
  • ePub book: 1652 kb
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Gideon Olmsted was an American sea captain during the American Revolution. In youth Gideon Olmsted shipped on vessels engaged in the West Indies trade, and in 1775-76 served with Connecticut militia around Boston. Back at sea later in 1776, he became master of the sloop Seaflower, but returning from Guadeloupe was captured April 6, 1778, by the British privateer Weir. Upon his release at Cape François he took command of the French privateer Polly (16 guns).

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Gideon Olmsted (1749-1845) spent 30 years litigating over the prize money from the sale of the British sloop "Active, " a legal proceeding that set an. .Bibliographic Details Publisher: Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Gideon Olmsted (1749-1845) spent 30 years litigating over the prize money from the sale of the British sloop "Active, " a legal proceeding that set an early precedent for the supremacy of federal over state authority. Written before Webster's standardization of American orthography, it is a prime source of information about certain aspects of colonial pronunciation. Publication Date: 1978.

adventures of a sea captain during the American Revolution. of the author's journal was made from a ms. located in the Frederick Law Olmsted papers in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress. Published 1978 by Library of Congress in Washington. 97. /5, B. Library of Congress. O5 A32. The Physical Object. xvi, 129 p. : Number of pages.

Washington published Military History - Naval. ISBN13:9780844402512.

Olmsted, Gideon, 1749-1845. Filed under: Olmsted, Gideon, 1749-1845. The journal of Gideon Olmstead : adventures of a sea captain during the American Revolution, (Washington : Library of Congress, c1978), by Gideon Olmsted and Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (page images at HathiTrust). Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms.

Gideon Olmsted, a Connecticut sea captain, departed Hartford and put to sea in Dec. 1777 with a cargo of horses, onions, tobacco, barrel hoops and bricks. His destination aboard his ship the Seaflower was Guadalupe. There he off-loaded his wares and took on a cargo of molasses, coffee, tea and salt. But on his return trip to Connecticut, in April of 1778, his vessel was intercepted and seized by the British warship Weir. Olmsted’s crew was held prisoner on board British ships and taken to Haiti

Explore genealogy for Gideon Olmsted born ab. In 1778 he was captain of a French privateer and was captured by the English Sloop the Ostrich and taken to Jamaica

Explore genealogy for Gideon Olmsted born abt. 1748 East Haddam, Connecticut died 1845 including ancestors + 1 photos + more in the free family tree community. Gideon Olmsted served in the Connecticut Militia during the American Revolution Service started: Unit(s): Service ended: Biography. Gideon Olmsted was a Prisoner of War during the American Revolution. In 1778 he was captain of a French privateer and was captured by the English Sloop the Ostrich and taken to Jamaica. Gideon was put upon the sloop Active, headed to New York, with stores for the British army. Arriving at New York the prisoners were sent to the infamous prison ships at that port.

Frederick Law Olmsted (April 26, 1822 – August 28, 1903) was an American landscape architect, journalist, social critic, and public administrator. He is popularly considered to be the father of American landscape architecture. Olmsted was famous for. Olmsted was famous for co-designing many well-known urban parks with his senior partner Calvert Vaux, including Central Park in New York City, Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York and Cadwalader Park in Trenton.

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