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Official letters to the Honourable American Congress, / written during the war between the United Colonies and Great Britain, by His Excellency George Washington, commander in chief of the Continental forces, now president of the United States. ; Copied, by special permission, from the original papers preserved in the office of the secretary of state, Philadelphia. ; Vol. I[-II].

Author:
Washington, George, 1732-1799 [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Boston: : Printed by Manning & Loring, for S. Hall, W. Spotswood, J. White, Thomas & Andrews, D. West, E. Larkin, W.P. Blake, and J. West., 1795.
Description:
2 v. ; 19 cm. (12mo)
Notes:
  • Edited by John Carey. Cf. Evans.
  • Some copies issued with a portrait of Washington.
  • Signatures: v. 1, A-U⁶ W⁶ X-2D⁶ 2E²; v. 2, A-U⁶ W⁶ X-2E⁶ 2F⁴.
  • Vol. 1: vi, [1], 8-340 p.; v. 2: 356 p.
  • Princeton copy is gift of Thompson.
Binding note:
Contemporary tree marbled calf binding, with red morocco labels on spine.
Provenance:
Princeton copy has bookplate which reads: The property of the Federal Society in Cambden, in the County of Lincoln--instituted in 1796.
References:
Evans 29737
Subject(s):
United StatesHistoryRevolution, 1775-1783Sources [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
Tree calf bindings (Binding) 1795.
OCLC:
33250835
Editor:
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