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Livingston, William, 1723-1790, author.

A review of the military operations in North-America : from the commencement of the French hostilities on the frontiers of Virginia, in 1753, to the surrender of Oswego, on the 14th of August, 1756 : interspersed with various observations, characters, and anecdotes : necessay to give light into the conduct of American transactions in general : and more especially into the political management of affairs in New York : in a letter to a nobleman.

London : Printed for R. and J. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, MDCCLVII [1757]
Physical Description:
[4], 144 pages ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
E199 .L58 1757+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"In this work Mr. Livingston is said, I know not on what authority, to have been assisted by William Smith and John Morine [sic] Scott. For the facts which it contains, he was probably indebted to his brother-in-law, Mr. Alexander, afterwards Lord Stirling, who was about this time secretary to General Shirley."--Sedgwick, T.A. Memoir of the life of William Livingston, New York, 1833, page 114.
Halkett and Laing attribute Dublin edition of 1757 to William Livingston.
Sabin, 41659
ESTC, T45482
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in 20th-century red morocco, by Elizabeth Greenhill.
A defense of General Shirley's conduct of operations during the war.
Subject Terms:
Braddock' s Campaign, 1755.
New York (State) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Shirley, William, 1694-1771.
United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763.
R. and J. Dodsley, publisher.
Greenhill, Elizabeth, 1907-2006, binder.
Scott, John Morin, 1730-1784.
Smith, William, 1728-1793.
Alexander, William, 1726-1783.

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