MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF THE LATE CHARLES LEE, ESQ. LIEUTENANT COLONEL OF THE FORTY FOURTH REGIMENT, COLONEL IN THE PORTUGUESE SERVICE, MAJOR GENERAL, AND AID DU CAMP TO THE KING OF POLAND, AND SECOND IN COMMAND IN THE SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DURING THE REVOLUTION. Edward Langworthy.
MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF THE LATE CHARLES LEE, ESQ. LIEUTENANT COLONEL OF THE FORTY FOURTH REGIMENT, COLONEL IN THE PORTUGUESE SERVICE, MAJOR GENERAL, AND AID DU CAMP TO THE KING OF POLAND, AND SECOND IN COMMAND IN THE SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DURING THE REVOLUTION...

MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF THE LATE CHARLES LEE, ESQ. LIEUTENANT COLONEL OF THE FORTY FOURTH REGIMENT, COLONEL IN THE PORTUGUESE SERVICE, MAJOR GENERAL, AND AID DU CAMP TO THE KING OF POLAND, AND SECOND IN COMMAND IN THE SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DURING THE REVOLUTION.

London: J.S. Jordan, 1792.

First edition. xii, 439 pp. without half-title. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in early 20th-century three quarter roan and marbled boards, spine gilt. Extremities and spine rubbed. Bookplate on front pastedown. A few small spots of foxing, but generally quite clean internally. Very good. ESTC T146543. HOWES L83. SABIN 38903. LARNED 1411. Item #248083

Published the same year as the Dublin and American editions.  Howes says the editor was claimed to have been Thomas Paine, working under the direction of Langworthy.  "Contains many curious particulars relating to the war between Great Britain and the Colonies.  Published under the direction of Edward Langworthy, of Georgia" - Sabin.  A controversial figure, the DAB calls Charles Lee "one of the most extraordinary and contradictory characters in American history."

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