John Paul Jones: Man of Action

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ILLUSTRATIONS
FACING PAGE
BUST BY ANTOINE HOUDON Frontispiece
CELEBRATED EVERYWHERE FOR THE NEATNESS AND GALLANTRY OF HIS ATTIRE27
JOHN PAUL JONES FINDS EMPLOYMENT AS MATE ON A SLAVE SHIP57
MORTAL COMBAT BETWEEN JOHN PAUL AND SAILOR AT THE ISLAND OF TOBAGO85
JOHN PAUL SEEKS REFUGE ON BOARD A PIRATE SHIP103
CAPTAIN JONES REPLIES TO AN ENEMY'S BROADSIDE WITH A SINGLE DERISIVE MUSKET SHOT137
A LAST GLORIOUS MOMENT AT THE BURNING OF WHITEHAVEN ON THE ENGLISH COAST159
THE CRITICAL INSTANT IN THE FIGHT BETWEEN THE SERAPIS AND THE BON HOMME RICHARD189
RECEIVED AS A CONQUERING HERO IN THE SALONS OF PARIS213
LETTER) BELIEVED TO BE IN JONES'S OWN HANDWRITING, ADDRESSED TO M. DE SARTINE, THE FRENCH MINISTER OF' MARINE. AT THIS DATE THE CAPTAIN WAS SIGNING HIMSELF "JNO. P. JONES"231
CONCLUDING PAGE OF JOHN PAUL JONES'S LETTER TO THE FAMOUS DUCHESS OF CHARTRES IN WHICH HE BEGS HER TO CARRY HIS APPEAL FOR SHIPS TO LOUIS XVI) KING OF FRANCE251

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