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Proceedings of The Conventions of the Province of Maryland, Held at the City of Annapolis in 1774, 1775, & 1776.

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Baltimore and Annapolis, James Lucas & E. K. Deaver; Jonas Green.: 1836

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 000017221

Condition: near Very Good


Octavo, 378 pages, red buckram covers with black and gilt spine labels. Front free endpaper detached, but present. Booplate (without a name) attached to front pastedown endpaper. Former owner name on front blank; also, an earlier contemporary signature with the last name "Franklin" on title page and on a couple of subsequent pages. Minor scattered foxing.The Conventions were called to consider the recommendations of the Continental Congress. On July 3, 1776, the convention resolved that a new convention be elected "for the express purpose of forming a new government by the authorit... View more info

Col. George Rogers Clark's Sketch of His Campaign in the Illinois in 1778-79 with an introduction by Hon. Henry Pirtle o f Louisville and an Appendix containing The Public and Private Instructions to Col. Clark and Major Bowman's Journal of the Taking of Post St. Vincents.

By: Clark, Col. George Rogers..

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Robert Clarke & Co.: 1907

Edition: later edition

Seller ID: 000017322

Condition: near Very Good


Large octavo, maroon cloth covers with gilt titles, 101 pages. Bump on top edge of front and rear cover, light spotting on rear cover, else Very Good. George Rogers Clark (November 19, 1752 – February 13, 1818) was a surveyor, soldier, and militia officer from Virginia who became the highest ranking American military officer on the northwestern frontier during the American Revolutionary War. He served as leader of the militia in Kentucky (then part of Virginia) throughout much of the war. He is best known for his celebrated captures of Kaskaskia (1778) and Vincennes (1779) during the Illino... View more info