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The memoirs of an English officer, [electronic resource] : who serv'd in the Dutch war in 1672. to the peace of Utrecht, in 1713. Containing Several Remarkable Transactions both by Sea and Land, and in divers Countries, but chiefly those wherein the Author was personally concern'd. Together with A Description of many Cities, Towns, and Countries, in which he resided; their Manners and Customs, as well Religious as Civil, interspers'd with many curious Observations on their Monasteries and Nunneries, more particularly of the famous one at Montserat. On the Bull-Feasts, and other publick Diversions; as also on the Genius of the Spanish People, amongst whom he continued several Years a Prisoner of War. No Part of which has before been made publick. By Capt. George Carleton.

Publication:
London : printed for E. Symon, over against the Royal Exchange, Cornhill, MDCCXXVIII. [1728]
Series:
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 1.
Format/Description:
Book
[8],352p. ; 8⁰.
Subjects:
Spain -- Social life and customs.
Great Britain -- History, Military -- Sources.
Place of Publication:
England London.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
Written in the first person, but not in fact by Carleton. Sometimes attributed to Daniel Defoe (Wilson (tentative), Lee, Trent, Hutchins, Moore, Novak ("possibly in part by a real G. Carleton"). Attribution disputed by Furbank and Owens, Defoe de-attributions.
The dedication is "To the right honourable Spencer Lord Compton, Baron of Wilmington, .." - "To the reader" has a postscript.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Cited in:
Moore, 500
English Short Title Catalog, T70327.
Contributor:
Carleton, George, fl. 1728.
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731, attributed name.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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