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SAMUEL SAUNDERS of PHILADELPHIA, went with the British to New York and then joined them in the fight in June,1778. He became the PILOT of the PRIVATEER IMPERTINENT. In June 1779 the IMPERTINENT was captured by the GENERAL GREEN off Cape May. SAMUEL SAUNDERS, BRITISH LOYALIST was a PRISONER in the OLD PHILADELPIA JAIL until he was traded for an AMERICAN PRISONER, THOMAS EWING, PRIZE MASTER of the SHIP HELTY, 9th May,1780. Source, BRADFORD, PAPERS, PA. HIST. SOC.,PHIL,PA.

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