Impressed Sailor James KIDD *
Hopes Friends will Seeks his Release
from the Brig Grasshopper

Haverhill, Massachusetts Resident
Forced into King's Navy

The Essex Register

Salem, Massachusetts

August 29, 1810

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* The British impressment of American sailors was one of the causes of the War of 1812. American sailors were forcibly seized and made to serve in the British Navy. Naturally, this didn't go over too well with the Americans.   Back

 


 


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