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The original title page for our book this month is quite detailed:  A NARRATIVE of Colonel ETHAN ALLEN's CAPTIVITY, From the Time of his being taken by the British, near Montreal, on the 25th Day of September, in the Year 1775, to the Time of his Exchange, on the 6th Day of May, 1778:  Containing, His VOYAGES AND TRAVELS, With the most remarkable Occurrences respecting himself and many other Continental Prisoners of different Ranks and Characters, which fell under his Observation, in the Course of the same; particularly the Destruction of the Prisoners at New  York, by General Sir William Howe, in the Years 1776 and 1777.  Interspersed with some POLITICAL OBSERVATIONS, Written by himself, and now published for the Information of the Curious in all Nations. --Price Ten Paper Dollars.

When God from Chaos gave this World TO BE,

Man then he form'd, and form'd him TO BE FREE

American Independence, a Poem by Freneau*

*From a Facsimile of Original Title page in the 1930 edition.  

Books are available at the circulation desk at the library.  There are no large print or audio copies of this title.  

Books are available at the circulation desk at the library.  There are no CD-Audios or large print copies of this title.