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215 pages written by Hull published by Wells and Lilly, Boston, 1814. Hulls defense taken from the documents of his Court Marshall for against his 3 court-martial charges of treason, cowardice and neglect of duty during the War of 1812; acquitted of the first, but convicted of the other two, his execution was stayed by President Madison. This book is mentioned in the Wikipedia entry for Gen. Hull. Marbled covers and bookplate of Lawrence Academy Presented by Amos Lawrence Esq. with hand penned date 8-7- (18) 46. Lawrence signature to the first page. Lawrence was a mercantile magnate from Groton Conn who founded the academy and died in 1852. Minor toning as expected but crisp excellent pages.
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