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Letter from Lieut. Gen. Burgoyne to His Constituents, Upon His Late

BURGOYNE, John.

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BURGOYNE, John. A Letter from Lieut. Gen. Burgoyne to His Constituents, Upon His Late Resignation; With the Correspondences Between the Secretaries of War and Him, Relative to His Return to America. London. 1779. [2],37,[1]pp. Modern blue half leather and marbled boards, spine gilt. Bookplate on front pastedown. Contemporary ownership inscription on titlepage. Minor soiling and foxing. Very good. HOWES B962. SABIN 9251. ADAMS 79-12e. TPL 6570. LANDE 68 (ref). Fifth edition, after the previous four editions of the same year. After hiscapitulation at Saratoga, Burgoyne returned to England where he was elected to Parliament. In this letter Burgoyne explains his conduct to his constituents in the face of orders from the King that he return to American and rejoin his captive army. The appendix contains the King's orders as transmitted by Lord Barrington, and Charles Jenkinson's letters, informing Burgoyne that the King accepted his resignation. Bookseller Inventory # 54948

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