Deposition of William Dickinson, late midshipman of His Majesty's schooner the Gaspee, June 1, 1773

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Title

Deposition of William Dickinson, late midshipman of His Majesty's schooner the Gaspee, June 1, 1773

Subject

Gaspee (Schooner)

Description

"...The captain of the gang ordered Lieutenant Duddingston on his knees and to beg his life; he said he would not, he was wounded; whereupon the said captain answered, 'Damn your blood, you are shot by your own people;' "

Creator

Gaspee Commission

Source

C#554

Publisher

Rhode Island State Archives

Date

June 1, 1773

Rights

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Format

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Language

eng

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Citation

Gaspee Commission, "Deposition of William Dickinson, late midshipman of His Majesty's schooner the Gaspee, June 1, 1773," in Virtual Exhibits, Item #1058, http://sos.ri.gov/virtualarchives/items/show/1058 (accessed August 24, 2019).