Philadelphia: Published by E. Littell. William Brown, Printer, 1824.
First Edition. ,511, xlvii pp. 8vo. Last leaf trimmed without loss of text, headc of title-page trimmed w/o loss. Later morocco rubbed Howes L204; Gephart 6610; Sabin 39750. Item #267064
A son's attempt to defend the memory of his father. "Intended to expose and to frustrate the attempts of William Johnson...to defame the late General Henry Lee" (excerpt from the first chapter). The author critiques Johnson's account of the Carolina campaigns of 1781 as set forth in SKETCHES OF THE LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF GENERAL GREENE. The appendix is comprised of letters from Lee, Greene, and other Revolutionary leaders.
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