Jack in the Forecastle

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Categories: Nonfiction

I was born towards the close of the last century, in a village pleasantly situated on the banks of the Merrimack, in Massachusetts. For the satisfaction of the curious, and the edification of the gene


alogist, I will state that my ancestors came to this country from England in the middle of the seventeenth century.
1860 work of John Sherburne Sleeper (1794-1878), an American sailor, ship master, novelist, who wrote under the pen mane of Hawser Martingale; journalist and politician. His is the story of his first years of his service in the American merchant fleet from 1809 until 1817.

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