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The Memory of the Late James Grahame, the Historian of the United States, Vindicated from the Charges of "Detraction" and "Calumny" Preferred Against Him by Mr. George Bancroft, and the Conduct of Mr. Bancroft Towards That Historian Stated and Exposed

QUINCY, Josiah

Published by Wm. Crosby and H.P. Nichols, Boston, 1846
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Small 4to. Tan wrappers. 59pp. Good. Scarce first edition. Interesting and well-known dispute between the noted statesman/historian and a Revolutionary War historian against whom Bancroft had made insinuations -- academic bickering at its best. Josiah Quincy (1772-1864) was a Congressman, mayor of Boston and president of Harvard. He inscribes (not signs) the front wrapper to "George A. Ward Esqr / from the Author." SABIN 67221. Bookseller Inventory # 13221

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Title: The Memory of the Late James Grahame, the ...

Publisher: Wm. Crosby and H.P. Nichols, Boston

Publication Date: 1846

Binding: Paperback

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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