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    Arent Schuyler DePeyster: Commander and poet

    by  • May 13, 2011 • Books • 2 Comments

    Oh, happy Friday. You’re going to love this guy. Major Arent Schuyler DePeyster, a British officer from New York, became Commander of Fort Michilimackinac in 1774. His legacy there includes this famous silver bowl and a 10-foot tall carving in his image. In 1779, he...

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