American Revolution Podcast

Episode 137 Lambert Wickes

February 23, 2020

Continental Navy Captain Lambert Wickes delivers Benjamin Franklin to France, then attacks British shipping in British waters, nearly provoking a war between Britain and France.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: Lambert Wickes Sea Raider and Diplomat: The Story of a Navel Captain of the Revolution, by William Bell Clark, and The Golden Voyage: The Life and Times of William Bingham, 1752-1804, by Robert C. Alberts

Online Recommendation of the Week: Philadelphia Free Library Interlibrary Loan Program: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/illiad