A Detail Of Some Particular Services Performed In America; During The Years 1776, 1777, 1778, And…

Paperback | January 13, 2012

byIthiel Town

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1835. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... A detail of some particular services performed in America Ithiel Town COMPILED FROM JOURNALS AND ORIGINAL PAPERS, SUPPOSED TO BK CHIEFLY TAKEN FROM THE JOURNAL KEPT ON BOARD Op TflE SHIP RAINBOW, COMMANDED BY SIR GEORGE COLLIER, While on the American Station during that period : giving a minute account of many important attacks on towns and places, expeditions Bent up rivers, skirmishes, negotiations, etc., some of which are nowhere else correctly represented, and many others not as minutely described in the histories of that period. PRINTED FOR ITHIEL TOWN, From a manuscript obtained by bim, while in London, in the summer of 1830, ADVERTISEMENT. The following pages are a true copy, printed from a manuscript fairly written out, purchased by me in London at a public sale of autographs and manuscripts from the collection of a private gentleman ; among which, were letters, etc., of the most celebrated persons in English history, particularly Charles the first and second, Prince Rupert, Lord Burleigh, Oliver Cromwell, Garrick, Foote, Pope, Burns, Adderson, Johnson, General Washington, etc., etc. Curious and interesting manuscripts; also, an illustrated copy of the Life of Sir Joshua Reynolds, with autographs and letters inserted, etc., by Messrs. Southgate, Grimston and Wells, No. 22, Fleet-street, June 2d, 1830, and following day.* * Among the most interesting letters, etc., of this curious catalogue, were the following, which sold for high prices, and serves to show the taste in that country for this kind of vertu: " Queen Mary, her sign manual to a warrant for a Fat Buck, to the Remembrancer of the City of London." "Sapiential Veterum, with curious drawings in colours, a manuscript." This manuscript was left w...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1835. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... A detail of some particular services performed in America Ithiel Town COMPILED FROM JOURNALS AND ORIGINAL PAPERS, SUPPOSED TO BK CHIE...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:28 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:January 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021763334X

ISBN - 13:9780217633345

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