The Narrative of Lieut. Gen. Sir William Howe, in a Committee of the House of Commons, on the 29th of April, 1779, Relative to His Conduct, during His Late Command of the King's Troops in North America: To Which Are Added, Some Observations on a Pamphlet, Entitled "Letters to a Nobleman."

London: Printed by H. Baldwin, sold by R. Baldwin [and others], 1781. Third edition (first published the previous year). 4to. (4), 110 pp. With the half-title. Reply to Joseph Galloway's "Letters to a Nobleman on the Conduct of the War in the Middle Colonies." Howes H-729. Sabin 33342 (quoted the "Monthly Review"): "Sir William's vindication now appears; and candour must acknowledge that it is not a feeble attempt to rescue the gentleman's reputation from the obloquy thrown upon it." Adams "American Controversy" 80-43c. A little foxing, but a nice, wide-margined copy. Contemporary sheep (rubbed, corners bumped), rebacked, employing the original leather spine label. (#3701). Item #57288

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