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OF THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE.


welcome he gave me. He kindly interested himself in all the details of my situation; gave me some excellent advice how to lay out my money, and the means to augment my resources by the purchase of goods likely to be required in the country to which I was going. Finally, he procured—and at a very low rate—a passage on the ship Arc-en-Ciel, fitted out by Messrs. Minier and Struckman, and recommended me to the care of the captain. And so I sailed for the New World.