Dispatches: The Podcast of the Journal of the American Revolution

E05: Katie Turner Getty: HMS Jersey, New York’s Prison Ship

March 10, 2019

This week our guest is Katie Turner Getty. A Boston lawyer, Katie Turner Getty discusses the wretched conditions experienced by Patriot prisoners on board the HMS Jersey, a British prison ship. Using first hand accounts, Katie Turner Getty discusses the mental and physical ravages of life in British custody in and around New York City. For more information visit www.allthingsliberty.com

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