[London]: January 27, 1757. Court Martial of Capt. Thomas Graves, 1757: Manuscript Verdict. Remarkable record of a critical... Read More
Albany: Joel Munsell, 78 State Street, 1857. Second edition. 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.
Boston: Published by Wells and Lilly, Court Street, 1829. First edition.
Philadelphia: June 28, 1782. Releasing Loyalists at the End of the Revolution. Letter written by Secretary of War General Benjamin Lincoln to New Jersey Governor William Livingston regarding the release of prisoners of war into New York state.Benjamin Lincoln served as a major general in the Continental Army, noted for...
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1868. First Edition.
Boston: printed by J. Gill, in Queen Street, and T. and J. Fleet, in Cornhill, . With Woodcut Map of Manhattan in 1776. Revolutionary-era almanac with a woodcut map entitled, "A View of the Present Seat of War, at and near New-York," showing Manhattan and parts of Staten Island, Long...
Philadelphia: James Crissy, 1832. Second edition. The great Supreme Court Justice's classic biography of the first President.
Springfield, Massachusetts: Printed by James R. Hutchins, for Evenezer Larkin, and E. & S. Larkin, Boston, 1794. Contains "Paradise Lost", "Paradise Regained","Il Penseroso" and "L'Allegro"
Cambridge: John Wilson and Son, 1913. First edition of the author’s first publication. His First Book, Inscribed to His Mother. The renowned historian’s first book, offprinted from the Publications of The Colonial Society of Massachusetts. This copy is inscribed by the author on the flyleaf: “Mother, with much love, from.....
se venda à Augsbourg: d'Academie Imperiale d'Empire de avec Privelge de sa Majesté Imperiale et avec Defense ni de vendre les Copies, c. 1770. Legend below in French and Dutch.
. Scene of the English Troops entering New York City in 1776.
Paris: Libraire académique Didier Perrin et Cie, 1903.
London: Debrett, 1783. Ninth Edition. This British political pamphlet is far from a defense. It is actually an all out attack on Shelburne, including his conduct of American affairs. Issued in December of 1782, after the Preliminary Peace was signed, it went through ten editions, of which this is the...
Talbot County Courthouse [Md.]: Nov. 2, 1781. A Signer of the Declaration Tries to Feed the Army After Yorktown. Unsigned draft of a letter in the hand of William Paca - Maryland Signer of the Declaration of Independence - to Captain John Voorhees of the New Jersey Militia discussing the...
Copenhagen: C.G. Proft Sohn, 1794. Earliest Danish printing. Second German Edition, but the first with this title of Paine's influential pamphlet Common Sense (1776), advocating America's independence from Great Britain. Common Sense in German. Second German Edition, but the first with this title of that most influential pamphlet, Common Sense...
Dublin: William Wilson, 1791. First Dublin Edition. First appeared separately in London, 1783. “This was No. 12 of The American Crisis, as published in a Philadelphia newspaper in 1782; there was no separate American edition.” — Howes.
[Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by Styner and Cist, 1777]. First edition, second state. The very rare third part of the series by Paine, written to boost the morale of American troops. The pamphlet is dated "Philadelphia, April 19, 1777" at the end of the text. The verso of the title-page...
[Darlington: George Allan, ca. 1819]. The second printing of this privately published work, criticizing General Howe’s conduct of the war in America, 1775-78. Both editions appear to have come from the private press of antiquary George Allan; this edition is printed on paper which is watermarked "1819". This version seems to.....
New York: A. E. Chasmar & Co, 1888.
[Farmington, Connecticut: 1841]. Elijah Porter’s journal of his American Revolutionary War service covers a three-year period, May 1777 to May 1780, and is so arranged as to provide a vivid narrative of the leading incidents and campaigns during his military service in New York and New Jersey. It is a....
Philadelphia: Published by Thomas Bradford, 1795. Third edition. Priestley emigrated to America in 1794 following the riots that were directed at him. He had become a citizen of France in 1792 and his pro-French Revolution beliefs combined with his religious teachings caused popular opinion to go against him. Siding with...
Philadelphia: October 3, 1795. Randolph Recommends the Translator of Fauchet's Letter. Edmund Randolph of Virginia succeeded Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State in Washington's cabinet, and was serving in that office during the delicate negotiations with the French over the terms of what was eventually to become the Jay Treaty...
Dublin: Printed by C. Talbot, 1781. Called the unauthorized English translation by Howes, this work is an excerpt from the Abbe Raynal's HISTOIRE PHILOSOPHIQUE ET POLITIQUE. "Intended to supplement the author's earlier history of European trade in the two Indies. An enterprising printer secured the manuscript and without consent issued.....
London: T. Cadell in Strand, 1777. An important sermon by Butler preached before the House of Commons at St Margaret's Westminster, discussing the Revolutionary War. Butler had published much in favour of Lord North's policies regarding the American rebellion under the pseudonym Vindex. He is also known to have been...
Providence: Published by the Author; New York: Wiley & Putnam, Albany: Oliver Steele, Washington City: Stationers' Hall, 1839. First edition.
[Washington]: 16 February 1824. The report includes a history of the circumstances surrounding the claims of the heir of Beaumarchais for the one million livres that the United States had deducted from Beaumarchais' account during the war. During the Revolution Beaumarchais has acted as secret agent for France and also...