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A vindication of my conduct

Todd E. Harburn

A vindication of my conduct

the general court martial of Lieutenant Colonel George Etherington of the 60th or Royal American Regiment held on the island of St. Lucia in October 1781 and the extraordinary story regarding the surrender of the island of St. Vincent in the British Caribbean during the American Revolution

by Todd E. Harburn

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Published by Heritage Books in Bowie, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Saint Vincent,
  • Great Britain,
  • Saint Lucia
    • Subjects:
    • Etherington, George, b. 1733 -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
    • Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- Saint Lucia -- History -- 18th century.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- British forces.,
    • Saint Vincent -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Administration.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-201) and index.

      StatementTodd E. Harburn and Rodger Durham.
      GenreTrials, litigation, etc.
      ContributionsDurham, Rodger.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE267 .H34 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 211 p. :
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3573660M
      ISBN 100788420925
      LC Control Number2002107306
      OCLC/WorldCa50706316

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