Final John Paul Jones Letter: Denounces US, …

PARIS — “I feel the end is near," starts the letter, “Yet though I was born in Scotland, and learned my trade sailing under the flag of England, I have learned that, though a man may be born to one people, he may die as part of another.” “For thus has it been with me," it continues, “so while men may look at my life and say ‘Scot’, or ‘Englishman’, in my heart I die a Russian.”

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