A collection of letters and documents
related to the life and career of American naval officer, John Paul Jones.
John Paul Jones (1747-1792), American naval officer. He was commissioned a lieutenant in
the U. S. Navy in 1775, and captain in 1776. In 1778 he began raiding the English coast; a
year later he commanded the Bon Homme Richard in its victory over the Serapis. After the
American Revolution, he went to Europe, where he acted as an agent for the U. S. government
and as a naval mercenary.
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