The German allied troops in the North American war of independence, and related materials, ca. 1767-1893.

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Rosengarten, J. G. (Joseph George), 1835-1921. The German allied troops in the North American war of independence, and related materials, ca. 1767-1893.

The German allied troops in the North American war of independence, and related materials, ca. 1767-1893.

Extra-illustrated edition of J. G. Rosengarten's The German allied troops in the North American war of independence, 1776-1783 (Albany, NY: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1893), a translation and abridgement of Max von Eelking's 2-volume work: Die deutschen Hülfstruppen im nordamerikanischen Befreiungskriege, 1776 bis 1783 (Hannover: Helwing, 1863); Rosengarten's work is based on both volumes of the original, but the title page erroneously states: Vol. I. The volume contains a total of 18 original documents dated 1767 to 1893; 74 portraits of 57 different subjects, including one of Rosengarten; 7 maps; and 25 other illustrations, including 2 in color (leaves following p. 162, 254). The original documents include: 15 letters or memoranda; a marriage certificate for John Michael (?) and Elisabeth Grauel on 2 April 1767, signed by Michael Schlatter and with a red wax seal showing his coat of arms (leaf following p. 240); a ledger sheet for Pulaski's Legion in Charleston, dated 8 August 1779, signed by Charles-Frédéric Bedaulx (leaf following p. 176); and a customs form signed by Peter Muhlenberg on 11 September 1804 (leaf following p. 222). The letter by Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, is incomplete (last leaf only). The volume has indices of names (p. 353-356) and places (p. 357-360). The upper cover and front free endpaper are detached.

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George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820

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George III, King of Great Britain from 25 October 1760 until his death on 29 January 1820. From the description of George III, King of Great Britain manuscript material : 2 items, 1793-1801 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 232498897 John Halkett was Captain General for Great Britain and governor of the Bahamas. From the description of British Trade with West Indies, Document, 1801 December 15. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 12261...

Howe, William Howe, Viscount, 1729-1814

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Commander-in-chief of British forces in North America from 1775 to 1778. From the description of Appointment, 1778 Feb. 23, Philadelphia, of Charles Bowden. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122625975 Commander of British Army troops in North America during the American Revolution. From the description of Book of general orders: manuscript, 1777. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 80960793 Army officer, Great Britain. ...

Rosengarten, J. G. (Joseph George), 1835-1921

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A.B., A.M. and LL.D. (hon.), U. of Pennsylvania, (1852, 1855, 1907); Trustee, Penn, (1896-1918); Civil War veteran; a founder and Trustee, The Free Library of Philadelphia; author and historian. From the description of Papers. 1886-1921. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122614749 ...

Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796

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Anthony Wayne was a soldier and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1780. From the description of Receipt book, 1785-1792. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540852 Wayne was one of the great generals in the Revolutionary War. Here he was an Indian fighter. From the description of DS, 1795 November 16 : Greenville. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14283513 U.S. representative from Geor...

Dorchester, Guy Carleton, Baron, 1724-1808

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Army officer and public official of Great Britain and governor of Quebec (Colony). From the description of Guy Carleton papers, Baron Dorchester, circa 1775-1786. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009537 British governor of Quebec and commander of the British Army in Canada. From the description of Papers of Guy Carleton, Baron Dorchester, 1774-1777. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009530 Governor of Quebec and British army officer. From the ...

North, Frederick, Lord, 1732-1792

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Lord North was Prime Minister of Great Britain, 1770-1782. From the description of [Letter] 1773 Oct. 18, Bushy Park [to] Duke of Devonshire / North. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 300002481 English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bushy Park, 1772 Aug. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609854 Frederick North (1732-1792) was the prime minister of Great Britain from February 1772 until his resignation in March 1782. D...