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HISTORY

OF THE LIFE AND SERVICES

OF

CAPTAIN SAMUEL DE WEES,

A NATIVE OF PENNSYLVANIA, AND

SOLDIER OF THE REVOLUTIONARY AND LAST WARS.

A LEO,

REMINISCENCES

OF THE

Revolutionary Struggle (Indian War, Western Expedition, Liberty Insur,

rection in Northampton County, Pa.) and Late War with Great Britain,

IN ALL OF WHICH HE WAS PATRIOTICALLY ENGAGED,

The whole written (in part from manuscript in the hand writing of Captain

Dewees,) and compiled

BY JOHN SMITH HANNA,

Embellished with a lithographic likeness of Captain Dewees, and with

eight wood-cut engravings, illustrative of portions of the work.

Joy there is in contemplating noble worth,
Worth often neglected and despised,
Worth that oft in hours dark stood forth,
As thunderbolts of war,-yea eaglc eyed.

Baltimore:
PRINTED BY ROBERT NEILSON,

No. 6, South Charles street.

1844.

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