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March 20, 2012

This Day in History

On this night in 1776: After being captured from his brig by the British sloop-of-war, Lively, and held prisoner, Capt. Daniel Lunt of Newburyport escaped into Boston Harbor. Lunt subsequently documented the account of his capture and the treatment that he received while a prisoner. The Committee of Correspondence in Newburyport accepted his statements as "reliable."

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