Millions for defense: the subscription warships of 1798

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Naval Institute Press, 2000 - History - 262 pages
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The fascinating story of the subscription warships funded by private American citizens.

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Contents

On the Verge of War
15
The Newburyport Example
28
The Philadelphias Story
53
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Frederick C. Leiner is a lawyer and historian who lives in Baltimore, Maryland. He is the author of Millions for Defense: The Subscription Warships of 1798, which David McCullough praised as "first rate--well researched, well written, and very welcomea fascinating chapter in American naval history."

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