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Complete in 10 volumes. Sparks, Jared. Hilliard, Gray, and Co., Boston; 1839. Illustrated with 10 engravings. Decorated brown publisher’s cloth. 12mo. Very good.
Scarce complete set of biographies of prominent American authors, statesman and historical figures. 52 more words
In Pennsylvania, a resolution passes calling for a popularly elected provincial convention to draw up a new form of government.
John Adams writes the following notes regarding the days activities: “Resolved that a Committee be appointed to confer with his Excellency General Washington, Major General Gates, and Brigadier General Mifflin, and to concert a Plan of military Operations for the ensuing Campaign. 229 more words
Unless you live in New York’s Hudson Valley, you may not be aware of the American Revolutionary War contributions of Philip Schuyler. A member of the landed gentry, the Continental Congress named Schuyler as one of the first four Continental Army Major Generals in June 1775. 2,282 more words