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Memoirs of a Life

GRAYDON, Alexander

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[GRAYDON, Alexander]. Memoirs of a Life, Chiefly Passed in Pennsylvania, Within the Last Sixty Years. Edinburgh: Printed for William Blackwood, 1822. First English edition. viii, 431pp. Very good in later cloth. Howes G-344. Graydon (1752-1818) served in the Revolutionary army, was taken prisoner by the British, and later supported the Federalists. His book was first published in 1811. According to the DAB, "A rich sense of humor, wealth of anecdote, shrewd observation of character and of opinion, and at times considerable literary charm have made his book one of the best-known and most valuable historical sources for the period.". Bookseller Inventory # 45927

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Title: Memoirs of a Life

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