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1780 1st ed Galloway to General William Howe - Joseph Galloway - 1780. 
London : Printed for G. Wilkie, No. 71, St. Paul's Church-Yard, MDCCLXXX.  - 1780 1st ed Galloway to General William Howe American Revolution WAR Strategy EXTREMELY RARE & IMPORTANT / Valley Forge A rare 1st edition of Joseph Galloways observations of General William Howe military decisions, including critiques on how he could have won the war! General William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe (1729 1814) was a British Army officer who rose to become Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the American War of Independence. Howe was one of three brothers who had distinguished military careers. Joseph Galloway (1731 1803) was an American politician. Galloway became a Loyalist during the American War of Independence, after serving as delegate to the First Continental Congress from Pennsylvania. We find other examples of this same book for sale elsewhere for $2,550! Main author: Joseph Galloway Title: A reply to the observations of Lieut. Gen. Sir William Howe, on a pamphlet, entitled Letters to a nobleman : in which his misrepresentations are detected, and those Letters are supported, by a Variety of New Matter and Argument. To which is added, an appendix, containing, I.A Letter to Sir William Howe upon his Strictures on Mr. Galloway's private Character. II. A Letter from Mr. Kirk to Sir William Howe, and his Answer. III. A Letter from a Committee. to the President. of the Congress, on the State of the Rebel Army at Valley Forge, found among the Papers of Henry Laurens, Esq. By the author of Letters to a nobleman. Published: London : Printed for G. Wilkie, No. 71, St. Paul's Church-Yard, MDCCLXXX.  Language: English Notes & contents: 1st London edition, after the very rare New York printing of 1777 (most copies of that edition were destroyed by a New York mob) and another of 1780. pamphlet does provide important details on the Revolution in 1777-78, the nature of the countryside, etc. Bibliographic references: o Howes G48 aa o American Controversy 80-35a o Sabin 26443 appendix includes a letter from Henry Laurens describing the want of supplies and food by the American army at Valley Forge FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure fine leather binding Pages: complete with all 149 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: London : Printed for G. Wilkie, No. 71, St. Paul's Church-Yard, MDCCLXXX.  Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Satisfaction Guarantee: Customer satisfaction is our first priority. Notify us within 7 days of receiving your item and we will offer a full refund guarantee without reservation. $1750 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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