Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Pierson” in chapter 103 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...nd the pilot returned to the launch.
We cast off and proceeded nearer the town.
Mr. Pierson then gave orders to Mr. Birtwistle to look out for his launch, for he should give him no more orders.
Mr. Pierson said he would go above the town, but not fire, for our men held the town.
When abreast of the town, the enemy commenced firing with muskets, (I should judge about one hundred and fifty,) which caus...
† This entity has been selected by the automated classifier as the most likely match in this context. It may or may not be the correct match.