Table of contents for John the Painter : terrorist of the American Revolution / Jessica Warner.

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Preface xi
Introduction  1

CHAPTER ONE.       His Boyhood   13

CHAPTER TWO.       His Adventures as a Highwayman  41

CHAPTER THREE.     His Adventures in Colonial America  63

CHAPTER FOUR.      His Return to England  85

CHAPTER FIVE.      His Meeting with the American Envoy
                   to France 105

CHAPTER SIX.       His Attempt to Burn Down the Town and
                   Dockyard of Portsmouth 117

CHAPTER SEVEN.     His Meeting with a British Spy  129

CHAPTER EIGHT.     His Many Attempts to Burn Down the Ciy
                   of Bristol 145

CHAPTER NINE.      His Capture and Subsequent
                   Imprisonment 169

CHAPTER TEN.       His Trial in Winchester  187

CHAPTER ELEVEN.    His Last Day    207

CHAPTER TWELVE.    His Fate and That of Many Others  227

Epilogue 247
Notes 251
Index 293


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Aitken, James, 1752-1777, United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Biography, United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Underground movements, Terrorists United States Biography, Terrorists England Biography, Arson Political aspects England History 18th century, Scots England Biography, Scots United States Biography