History of the American Clock Business for the Past Sixty Years

History of the American Clock Business for the Past Sixty Years

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"[...]regiments of State troops to defend it in case of invasion. One Company of one hundred men, was raised in the towns of Waterbury, Watertown, Middlebury, Plymouth and Bethlem, and John Buckingham chosen Captain, who is now living in Waterbury; the other commissioned officers of the company, were Jas. M.L. Scovill, of Waterbury, and Joseph H. Bellamy, of Bethlem. The company being composed of young men, and I being about the right age, had of course to be one of them. Early in the Summer of 1813, the British fleet run two of our ships of war up the Thames River, near New London. Their ships being so large could not enter, but lay at its mouth. Their presence so near greatly alarmed the citizens of that city, and in fact, all of the people in the eastern part of the State. Our regiment was ordered to[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 109g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507675143
  • 9781507675144