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Buckskin pimpernel : the exploits of Justus Sherwood, Loyalist spy /
by Mary Beacock Fryer.
imprint
Toronto : Dundurn Press, 1981.
description
288 p. : ill.
ISBN
0919670571 :
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imprint
Toronto : Dundurn Press, 1981.
isbn
0919670571 :
general note
Includes index.
catalogue key
4439713
 
Bibliography: p. 276-278.
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"A biography of this type must take into account the unsettled political climate of the area and times and this Fryer does with admirable dexterity."
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From his 'Loyalist Blockhouse' on Lake Champlain, Sherwood sends out raiding parties to harass the rebels in New York and New England.
Unpaid Annotation
From his "Loyalist Blockhouse" on Lake Champlain, Sherwood sent out raiding parties to harass the rebels in New York and New England.
Description for Reader
At the beginning of the American Revolution, Justus Sherwood left his young family in order to serve with the King's forces, first with General Burgoyne on his disastrous invasion of New York. He was soon appointed Supervisor of Spies and Prisoner Exchanges, and from his "Loyal Blockhouse" on Lake Champlain he sent out raiding parties and spying missions to harass the rebels in New York and England.

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