Baltimore: August 9, 1783. Royalist Maryland politician Daniel Dulany the Younger (1722-1797) writes to Daniel of St. Thomas... Read More
Paris: Au Bureau du Courier de la Librairie, rue de la Harpe, An VI-1797. First edition.
Hartford: Case, Tiffany and Burnham, for the Author, 1840. First edition.
Albany: June 28, 1780. A friendly letter written by Dr. Malachi Treat, Physician General of the Northern Department of the Continental Army, to Major Nicholas Fish, in which he mentions Indian raids on settlers in the Mohawk River Valley. Treat was a New York City physician called upon during the...
Providence: John Carter, 1787. First Edition.
Fauquier County [VA]: 3rd May 1759. A LEASE FOR 3 LIVES. A relevant piece of Old Virginia history mapping a section of Lord Fairfax's large land holding and giving insight into the life leases therein.The “Manor of Leeds” was named for Leeds Castle, the seat of the Fairfax family in.....
Philadelphia: J.P. Ayres, 1825. First edition. One of two issues of the first edition, published the same year. Standard biography, with good coverage of significant events in the war.
London: 1811. Walsh founded the first American quarterly, the AMERICAN REVIEW, the same year the present work was published. This is the first separate edition, as the text first appeared in the AMERICAN REVIEW.
March 19, 1813. Armstrong (1758-1843) a delagate to the Continental Congress, a U.S. Senator from New York and briefly Secreatry of War under James Madison (1813-4) during the War of 1812. He was forced to resign as Secretary of War in September 1813, after failing to defend Washington from the...
Providence: Printed by John Carter, . First Edition.
New York: 1900. First Edition. INSCRIBED. Inscribed "To The Hon. Henry Cabot Lodge with regards of Hilary A Herbert.".Henry Cabot Lodge declares in the preface to this book that it deserves "a permanenet place in the Washington Literature". Leila Herbert was the daughter of Secretary of the Navy, etc., but...
New York: Blue Ribbon Books, .
New York: 1908. First Edition. INSCRIBED. Inscribed "To Henry Cabot Lodge with high esteem from Lawrence B. Evans - Tufts College June 15, 1909."
New York: Dana and Company, 1856. First edition. Watson travelled through most of the American colonies in 1771, though he spent the rest of the war in France. In 1785, after lengthy European travels, he returned to America, and there are numerous acccounts of later travels in upstate New York.
Garden City, NY: Garden City, .
New Bedford, (Mass.): John Spooner, 1795. First edition. West Answers to Jonathan Edwards's Determinism. The first part of West's defense of free will was printed first in 1793 (Evans 26469 ). As West explains in his "Introduction to the Second Part", he was advised by his publisher to wait for...
Greeneville: July 12th, 1796. Wilkinson anticipates Wayne’s arrival at his quarters, “Lt. Smith my aid de camp, goes in to prepare my old Quarters, with your permission, for the accomodation of my family during our short stay at Fort Washington, and to make some necessary arrangements in my private affairs.....
Stamford, Connecticut: 6 June 1776. A Signer Writes One Month Before the Declaration of Independence. William Williams (1731-1811), delegate for Connecticut to the continental Congress and a signer of the Declaration of Independence, writes on June 6, 1776, as clerk for the Governor of the Council of Safety to the...
(New York: 1881). First edition.
[New York]: Belfast printed: New-York, re-printed by H. Gaine, in Hanover-Square, 1776. First American Edition. "A collection of English precedents, relating to the office of a justice of the peace .. To which is prefixed, copy of the commission of the justice of the peace; with some observations thereon."--iv, 86...