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The history of the war in America, between Great Britain and her colonies from its commencement to the end of the year 1778 : in which its origin, progress, and operations are faithfully related, together with anecdotes and characters of the different commanders, and accounts of such personages in Congress as have distinguished themselves during the contest ; to which is added, a collection of interesting and authentic papers tending to elucidate the history. Preview this item
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The history of the war in America, between Great Britain and her colonies from its commencement to the end of the year 1778 : in which its origin, progress, and operations are faithfully related, together with anecdotes and characters of the different commanders, and accounts of such personages in Congress as have distinguished themselves during the contest ; to which is added, a collection of interesting and authentic papers tending to elucidate the history.

Publisher: Dublin : Printed for the Company of Booksellers, 1779-85.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
OCLC Number: 1541020
Notes: Includes index.
Collation: v. 1, 1 p. ℓ., vi, [v]-vii, [9]-41, 2,2-399 p. Map ("A new map of North America") Table ("A list of the killed and wounded ... of His Majesty's forces ... April 19th, 1775"; "A list of the killed and wounded, of His Majesty's forces at the engagement of Bunker's-Hill, June 17th, 1775"; and on verso, transversly: "A list of the killed, wounded and missing of His Majesty's forces ... August 27th, to ... 8th December, 1776"); v. 2, 427, [4] p.; v.3, 2 p. ℓ., xii, 432 page.
During the period of the American revolution and previous controversy, the "Annual register," London, published an admirable and quite impartial narrative of events, understood to have been written by Edmund Burke. "The history of the war in America" is one of a considerable number of histories of the revolution plagiarized from the "Annual register." cf. "Some pseudo-histories of the Amer. revolution, " by O.G. Libby in Wis. acad. of science, arts and letters, Trans., v. 13, p. 419-425.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations, folded map ; 20 cm
Contents: v. 1, pt. 1. A general history of America from its first discovery to the commencement of the present civil war. pt. 2. The history of the civil war in America [to 1778]--v. 2. Interesting and authentic papers relative to the contest [1764-1774]--v. 3. The history of the civil war in America [1778-1783] Appendix of official papers, 1779-1783.
Other Titles: Impartial history of the war in America. 1779-1785.

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