Letter of Marque

 

1812

Edward Stockton, mate in an American ship bound for China in 1812, is impressed into a British frigate. He escapes and finds his way to L'Orient, "the bustling intrigue-ridden center of privateering". Stockton outfits a lugger he captured during his escape and goes privateering. "The stench of smoke and the crash of rigging; the shine of the sails as a desperate ship strives to catch the wind; the sound of shot and the turmoil of had-to-hand combat..."

Letter of Marque

 

Author: Andrew Hepburn

Title: Letter of Marque

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First Published by: Little, Brown

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Format: PB

Date: 1959

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Written specifically for Young Adults: No