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A Collection of Interesting, Authentic Papers, Relative to the Dispute between Great Britain and America; shewing the Causes and Progress of that Misunderstanding, from 1764 to 1775

A Collection of Interesting, Authentic Papers, Relative to the Dispute between Great Britain and America; shewing the Causes and Progress of that Misunderstanding, from 1764 to 1775

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A Collection of Interesting, Authentic Papers, Relative to the Dispute between Great Britain and America; shewing the Causes and Progress of that Misunderstanding, from 1764 to 1775

by ALMON, JOHN]

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London. Printed for J. Almon, 1777. 8vo, The First Edition. 280,[3],(Index)pp., printed in double columns, light foxing to margins, in contemporary full speckled calf, rear raised bands, spine and gilt stamping is worn, upper hinge starting but secure, wanting labels, neat bookplate & name label on front paste down endpaper, some slight foxing throughout as usual, a very good copy. (cgc). Sabin 951. Howes A-180. Church V-1141;. Adams American Controversy I: 77-13;. Winsor VIII-498. JCB III-2377. Gephart 3102. - This work is usually referred to by its running title `Prior Documents,' after the name taken from its running title, it was intended to precede the first volume of Almon's `Remembrancer, or Impartial Repository of Public Events,' which was published annually from 1775-1784. It contains a collection of authentic papers on the various questions in dispute, from the resolutions of 1764, which gave rise to the Stamp Act, to the battle of Lexington, in 1775." -(Church) Scarce and important.

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Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC) CA (CA)
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Title
A Collection of Interesting, Authentic Papers, Relative to the Dispute between Great Britain and America; shewing the Causes and Progress of that Misunderstanding, from 1764 to 1775
Author
ALMON, JOHN]
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London. Printed for J. Almon, 1777
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Keywords
united states of american americana american revolution history war battle conflict battle of lexington great britain

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