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The British heroine: or, an abridgment of the life and adventures of Mrs. Christian Davis, commonly call'd Mother Ross; who, in the habit of a man, served as a foot-soldier and dragoon in the several Campaigns under King William and the Duke of Marlborough, and gave such signal Proofs of her Courage, Strength, and Dexterity, as surpriz'd the whole Army; for which she was often honoured with Presents from the General Officers, and afterwards made a Pensioner of Chelsea-College by Queen Anne, where she continued till her Death, which happen'd on July 7, 1739. The Whole being interspersed with a concise Account of King William and Queen Anne's Wars. By J. Wilson, formerly a Surgeon in the Army.

  • Wilson, John, army surgeon.
MDCCXLIV. [1744]
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London : printed, and sold by the booksellers in town and country, MDCCXLIV. [1744]

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181,[1]p. ; 8⁰.


The second edition.

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ESTC T73616

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.


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