Memoir of the Life and Times of General John Lamb, an Officer of the Revolution, Who Commanded the Post at West Point at the Time of Arnold's Defection, and His Correspondence With Washington, Clinton, Patrick Henry, and Other Distinguished Men of His Time.

Albany: Joel Munsell, 78 State Street, 1857.

Second edition. Frontispiece. portrait. 4 Lithographic maps. x, 431 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary. three quarter green calf and marbled boards. Boards off. Howes L 165; Sabin 39521. Item #51311

Lamb was born in New York in Jan. 1735, before the Revolution he was a wine merchant, after being an optician like his father. He was attached to General Montgomery's detachment during Arnold's attack of Quebec and served under Arnold after Montgomery was killed.

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