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Dodge, John. An Entertaining Narrative of the Cruel and Barbarous Treatment and Extreme Sufferings of Mr. John Dodge During His Captivity of Many Months Among the British at Detroit. In Which is Also Contained, a Particular Detail of the Sufferings of a Virginian, Who Died in Their Hands . Danvers, MA: E. Russell, 1780. [format: book], [genre: narrative]. Permission: Northern Illinois University
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Representation of the Indian Manner of burning an English Prisoner.

Representation of the Commandant, with Skull and Crossbones.

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It is worthy of remark, that the three persons who make a principal inglorious figure in the following NARRATIVE, viz. Governor Hamilton, De Jeane and Le More, were afterwards taken by the brave Colonel CLARKE, of Virginia, at Fort St. Vincent, and are now confined in irons in a goal in Virginia (by order of the Legislature of that State) as a retaliation for their former inhuman treatment of prisoners, who fell into their hands, particularly Mr. DODGE, who has the pleasing consolation of viewing his savage adversaries in a similar predicament with himself when in their power — though it is not in the breast of generous AMERICANS to treat them with equal barbarity.

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Dodge, John. An Entertaining Narrative of the Cruel and Barbarous Treatment and Extreme Sufferings of Mr. John Dodge During His Captivity of Many Months Among the British at Detroit. In Which is Also Contained, a Particular Detail of the Sufferings of a Virginian, Who Died in Their Hands . Danvers, MA: E. Russell, 1780. [format: book], [genre: narrative]. Permission: Northern Illinois University
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=jdodge2.html
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