Definition of John paul jones
1. Noun. American naval commander in the American Revolution (1747-1792).
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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1913)
"Life and letters of john paul jones, by Mrs. R. de Koven. Review. Nation. 97: 56-7. Jl. 17, 43. Our navy in the revolution. CT Brady. Lit. Digest. ..."
2. American Book Prices Current by Katherine Kyes Leab, Daniel J Leab (1908)
"Life and Correspondence of john paul jones, including Orig. bds., une. (small piece cut from title), Van Nostrand, A., Feb. 13, '08. ..."
3. The National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americansby James Barton Longacre, American Academy of the Fine Arts, James Herring by James Barton Longacre, American Academy of the Fine Arts, James Herring (1836)
"john paul jones. WHILE ideas of boldness and intrepidity are associated in the minds of most of our ... john paul jones was born on the 6lh of July, 1747, ..."
4. The American Revolution by John Fiske (1891)
"But the fame of both these captains was soon eclipsed by , , that of John Paul Jones, a Scotch sailor, who from boyhood had been engaged in the Virginia ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Barnes, JS, «Logs of the Serapis, Alliance, Ariel, under the Command of John Paul Jones 1779-80» (New York 1911) ; Crawford, RM, "The Sailor whom England ..."