An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major-General Israel Putnam

An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major-General Israel Putnam

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David Humphreys was aide-de-camp to Washington during the American Revolution. His Life of Israel Putnam, originally published in 1788, has rightly been described as “the first biography of an American written by an American.” It is, as William C. Dowling observes, “a classic of revolutionary writing, very readable and immensely interesting in what it says about the temper of the new republic in the period immediately after the American Revolution.” The subject—General… (more)

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Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc. (May 08, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 172 pages

File size: 407 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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