The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Oct. 24, 1819


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A few days ago, an Irishmen deserted from the British garrison at Fort George, and swam across the Niagara river. Having divested himself of those articles which would impede his swimming, he exclaimed on reaching the shore, "By Jesus I'm an American born - I've just come stark naked."


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Date of Original:
Oct. 24, 1819
Local identifier:
GLN.763
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Richard Palmer
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Oct. 24, 1819