Letters of James Murrary, Loyalist.

Boston, (MA): Printed (at the Riverside Press), not Published, 1901. First edition. 8vo. ix, (4), 324 pp. Portrait frontispiece of Murrary, after a painting by Copley, 12 plates, mostly portraits, facsimiles. Murray emigrated from Scotland to North Carolina where he became a planter on the Cape Fear River, near Wilmington, 1735-1763; he then moved to Boston to engage in trade, remaining there until forced out as a Loyalist during the Revolutionary War. Howes M-915. Thornton 9217. Gephart 14075. Very good. Orig. navy cloth (spine ends rubbed), gilt spine title, t.e.g. (#5853). Item #58582

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