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A journal, of a young man of Massachusetts: late a surgeon on board an American privateer, who was captured at sea by the British in May, eighteen hundred and thirteen, and was confined first, at Melville island, Halifax, then at Chatham, in England, and last at Dartmoor prison : interspersed with observations, anecdotes and remarks, tending to illustrate the moral and political characters of three nations : to which is added, a correct engraving of Dartmoor prison, representing the massacre of American prisoners