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Michael Fields Book One Merchant, Smuggler and American Patriot

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The children growing up in 1760 New Jersey called themselves “Americans.” Raised without the constraints of European culture, they seized the freedom and opportunity of the new world.
This is the story of Michael Fields, an American, growing up under the influence of strong, brave and loving parents and his travels as a merchant to the markets of Colonial America. His voyages bring him into contact with Acquackanunk Indians, smugglers, sailors, craftsmen, revolutionaries and his true love, Faith Dowd.
As taxes strangle his business, Michael slips into smuggling. At first, dealing only in consumer goods but eventually with guns and secret communications for the “Committee.”
Michael Fields’ adventures continue in Book Two; “Soldier of the American Revolution” and conclude in Book Three; “Hero of the American Revolution

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