Mr. Lee's Plan-March 29, 1777. The Treason of Charles Lee , Major General, Second in Command in the American Army of the Revolution

MOORE, George H.

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Scribner
Date Published: 1860

Description: 2 plates, five folding facsimiles of Charles Lee's plan. xii, 115pp. 4to, beautifully rebound in new red cloth with red leather label on front cover, top margins throughout are dampstained, including plates, but not affecting the facsimiles. New York: Charles Scribner, 1860. First Edition

Comments: "After a winter's imprisonment, he (Lee)...drew up a document giving the British information as to how to defeat the Americans. At present it is not known for whom this was prepared, or to whom it was given. It never came to light until 1858, when it was found among the papers of Henry Strachey, who had been with the Howes in their effort to conciliate America in 1776-77. Historians have since drawn the conclusion that Lee was a traitor." Dictionary of American Biography XI, page 100. Sabin 50380.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(-)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 253103


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