Title: Narrative of Lieutenant-General Sir Henry ...
Publication Date: 1783
CLINTON, HENRY. The Narrative of Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Clinton, K.B. Relative to his Conduct During Part of his Command of the King's Troops in North America; Particularly to that which Respects the Unfortunate Issue of the Campaign in 1781. With an Appendix. London: J. Debrett, 1783. , 115,  p. Later half morocco (scuffed around the extremities). First and last few leaves foxed. Second edition. Clinton's spirited defense of his command of the British army in North America, particularly his account of the Virginia campaign that ended with the defeat and surrender of the British army at Yorktown. Cornwallis published a bitter reply to Clinton's narrative, beginning an acrimonious pamphlet and letter controversy. Clinton's work went through several editions in the first year of publication. Adams, American Controversy, 83-21c; Howes C496. Bookseller Inventory # 13141
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