DEFENCE OF GEN. HENRY DEARBORN, AGAINST THE ATTACK OF GEN. WILLIAM HULL. By H. A. S. Dearborn. Boston: Printed by Edgar W. Davies, 1824. 24.5x15.5 cm, pp. [1-3] 4-28, original light blue wrappers, sewn. First edition. Dearborn's defense of his father against the attacks of William Hull, the general in the War of 1812 who surrendered Fort Detroit to the British on August 16, 1812 following the Siege of Detroit. "Hull's alibi for surrendering Detroit was that Dearborn failed to keep the British occupied at Niagara" (Howes). Howes D175. Sabin 19074. "Marblehead Bank / 2 cents" written at upper edge of front wrapper. Several small worm holes, a very good copy. (#167634).
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