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1827 RARE Henry Lee Revolutionary War Memoirs American

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1827 RARE Henry Lee Revolutionary War Memoirs American Battles George Washington

General Henry Lee was an 18th-century American military officer during the Revolutionary War. Father of Robert E. Lee, and known as ‘Light-Horse Harry’, Lee published a memoir of the war which focused primarily on the war in the southern states. This work includes military reports and letters including letters from George Washington while at Valley Forge.

Larned notes of this work –

“Lee’s account of the war in the South. Based on personal experiences or on conversations with participants. Outspoken and usually impartial. Original work interesting and valuable.”

Item number: #10585

Price: $750

LEE, Henry

Memoirs of the war in the southern department of the United States

Washington: Printed by P. Force, 1827.


Collation: Complete with all pages

[3], 4-540

References: Sabin 39741; Howes L 202; Larned 1414; Gephart 13816

Sabin: “Lee's memoirs are very interesting and as fascinating as a romance, though they undoubtedly contain true history.”

Provenance: Handwritten

George Farny, Jr. 1838

Thos. Little Farny

M.A. Mosby

Language: English

Binding: Leather; tight & secure

Size: ~8.5in X 5.5in (22cm x 14cm)

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1827 RARE Henry Lee Revolutionary War Memoirs American

Estimate $750 - $1,600Aug 02, 2020
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