Campaign in Virginia Reprint of Six rare Pamphlets Clinton Cornwallis Controversy 1888 History United States American Revolutionary War


Title: The Campaign in Virginia: An exact Reprint of Six rare Pamphlets on the Clinton-Cornwallis Controversy, with very numerous important Unpublished Manuscript Notes by Sir Henry Clinton, K.B. And the Omitted and hitherto Unpublished portions of the Letters in their Appendixes added from the Original Manuscripts [...] (Two Volumes)

Author: Sir Henry Clinton; Charles Earl Cornwallis; Benjamin Franklin Stevens (editor)

Description: Original brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Bit of cracking at head of spine of v.2. Minor wear to bottom edges. Gilt top edge. Discolored spot on half-title page of v.1. Penciled number in bottom margin of title pages. Otherwise a very good, clean set. Tipped-in errata slips for each volume. xxix, 507 pp.; 465 pp. 10.25 x 7 inches.

An exceptionally good, annotated work encompassing all of the material relevant to the acrimonious Clinton-Cornwallis Controversy.

Contents: [Volume I] Introduction; Sir Henry Clinton's Narrative; Earl Cornwallis's Answer; Clinton's Observations on Answer; Correspondence of Clinton & Cornwallis; Themistocles' Reply to Narrative; Parting Word on Controversy; Chronological Correspondence, 17 May 1780 to 31 May 1781. [Volume II] Chronological Correspondence (Continuation), 4 June 1781 to 27 Dec 1781; Supplement; House of Lords Journals (Extracts); Correspondence du Lord G. Germain; Catalogue of Additional Correspondence; Index, including biographical notices.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Benjamin Franklin Stevens
Place: London
Year: 1888

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: American Revolution, Revolutionary War, Earl Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, George Germain, British generals, British commanders, Campaign in Virginia, Yorktown,

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