Item #78826 Review of the Military Operations in North-America. William LIVINGSTON.

Review of the Military Operations in North-America

Item #78826

[LIVINGSTON, William]. A Review of the Military Operations in North-America; from the Commencement of the French Hostilities on the Frontiers of Virginia, in 1753, to the Surrender of Oswego, on the 14th of August, a Letter to a Nobleman. New York: Alexander and James Robertson, 1770. 170pp. Modern brown leather. Light scattered foxing, else very good. HOWES L-401, "b." Evans 11701. Sabin 91649. JCB III:1762. Reese & Osborn, Struggle for North America 38 (ref). Second American printing of this highly important work, previously printed in New Haven in 1758 and in London and Dublin in 1757. This is among the main authorities on the Lake George Campaign and is aimed largely at the vindication of the actions of Gen. Shirley. It has been suggested that New York historian William Smith may have had a hand in its preparation. "The writer is very severe in his criticisms of the leading political men of [New York], whom he blames for the failures that took place during the whole French war"-JCB.

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