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Surgeon aboard "Old Ironsides" 1812  

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Journal kept on board the United States Frigate "Constitution," 1812 by Amos A. Evans, Surgeon United States Navy
Evans, Amos A.
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80 pp. 19.7x13 cm (7¾x5¼"), blue cloth lettered in gilt.

Scarce private printing of this significant journal, noted on the title page as "Contributed by A.W. Evans, Lt. Col. U.S.A. Reprinted by Paul Clayton, Grandson of Dr. Amos A. Evans." The journal was first published in 1895 in the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, and in a contemporaneous offprint, with no other appearances listed in OCLC until a 1967 reprint. Seven copies of the present edition are listed in OCLC.

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