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An essay on the life of the late Honorable Major General Israel Putnam.

Humphreys, David

An essay on the life of the late Honorable Major General Israel Putnam.

by Humphreys, David

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Published by by T. and M. Croswell. in Printed in Catskill [N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Putnam, Israel, -- 1718-1790.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLife of Putnam.
    StatementBy Col. David Humphreys.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 28868.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14568401M

    The miscellaneous works of David Humphreys late minister plenipotentiary author of An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major-General Israel Putnam # David Humphreys, editor of The Lost Book of Enoch # David Humphreys, author of # Logjam: Deforestation and the Crisis of Global Governance. Life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam an essay, addressed to the state Society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut: to which is annexed, two poems: An address to the armies of the United States, and A poem on the happiness of America / by: Humphreys, David,

      An Essay on the Life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam. David Humphreys. 01 Sep 09 Sep Paperback. US$ Add to basket. An Essay on the Life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam. David Humphreys. 01 Jan Paperback. unavailable. Try AbeBooks. Records of the Connecticut State Society of the Cincinnati. Instructor: Prof. David Carlson Section: #01 E-mail: [email protected] Days: MW David Humphreys An Essay on the Life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam Olaudah Equiano The Interesting Narrative of the Life of late work will not be accepted without a penalty. Late papers will be penalized 1/3 of a letter-grade per.

      Major General Israel Putnam (). Courtesy of In family history research, we often glean valuable information from genealogies published in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the period when genealogical publishing was . He had a natural talent for military science, and there are few more intelligent contemporary pictures of certain important campaigns, notably the battle of Long Island and the retreat from Harlem, than those contained in his Essay on the Life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam ().


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An essay on the life of the late Honorable Major General Israel Putnam by Humphreys, David Download PDF EPUB FB2

Major-General Israel Putnam () is best known today for an utterance he supposedly made during the battle of Bunker Hill, "don't fire 'til you see the whites of their eyes," but his fame ought to rest on a more substantial foundation-which is something Humphreys sought to Cited by: 1.

: An Essay On The Life Of The Honorable Major General Israel Putnam; With An Appendix () (): David Humphreys, Samuel Swett: Books. An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major-General Israel Putnam book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. David Humphreys was aid /5(2). His Life of Israel Putnam, originally published inhas 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.”.

An essay on the life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam: addressed to the state society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut by Humphreys, David, ; Connecticut Society of the Cincinnati; American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) DLCPages: An essay on the life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam addressed to the State Society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut by Humphreys, David.

Published by Printed by Hudson and Goodwin in Hartford [Conn.]. Written in EnglishPages: Internet Archive BookReader An essay on the life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam: addressed to the state society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut.

An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major General Israel Putnam. Addressed to the State Society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut, and First Published by Their Order. By Col. David Humphreys.

With notes and additions. With an Appendix, Containing an Historical and Topographical Sketch of Bunker Hill Battle.

Boston, MA: Samuel Avery,   A poem. Founded on a late fact.: [Six lines of verse] () An essay on the life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam: by David Humphreys () Travels to the westward, or unknown parts of America. Being a tour of by Alonso Decalves () A genuine and correct account of the captivity, sufferings & deliverance of by Jemima Howe.

Get this from a library. An essay on the life of the late Honorable Major General Israel Putnam. [David Humphreys].

The Life of Israel Putnam, Major General in the Army of the American Revolution. Published by George F. Cooledge & Brother, Booksellers, New York, NY. Dawson, Henry B.

Battles of the United States by Sea & Land, Revolutionary and Indian Wars In Two Volumes. An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major General Israel Putnam: Addressed to the State Society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut, and First Published by Their Order.

later published (Boston: Samuel Avery, ), pp. Two years before his death his biographer, Colonel Humphreys, finished his " Essay on the life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam." It is said that this was the first biography attempted in America, and we are certainly indebted to Colonel Humphreys for selecting from the hundreds of lives about him our Connecticut hero.

An Essay on the Life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam: Addressed to the State Society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut. Hartford, CT: Printed by Hudson and Goodwin, Hartford, CT: Printed by Hudson and Goodwin, Putnam was named a major general, making him second in rank to General Artemas Ward in the Army of Observation, which preceded the founding of the Continental Army.

[23] Putnam was one of the primary figures at the Battle of Bunker Hill in Juneboth in its planning and on the s/wars: French and Indian War, Pontiac's War.

An essay on the life of the honorable Major General Israel Putnam: addressed to the State Society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut / (Hartford: Hudson and Goodwin, ), by David Humphreys (page images at HathiTrust) The life of Israel Putnam, Major-General in the army of the American Revolution.

An essay on the life of the late Honorable Major General Israel Putnam by Humphreys, David 1 edition - first published in Not in Library.

Instructions of Israel Putnam as quoted in "Revolutionary Heroes — No. I" in National Magazine (February ). In An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major General Israel Putnam () by David Humphreys, it is indicated that these instructions were first given by Putnam and then reiterated by veteran officers Prescott, Pomeroy.

An Essay on the Life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam: Addressed to the State Society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut (Classic Reprint) by David Humphreys Starting at $ This book, or an earlier version of it titled, "An Essay on The Life of Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam," was originally published inand went through several editions through at least The edition appears to be the first with the title, "The Life and Heroic Exploits of Israel Putnam.".

Israel Putnam Wolf Den Continuation sheet pomfret, CT Item number Page i Bibliography (continued): Fellows, John.

The Veil Removed, or Reflections on David Humphreys' Essay on the Life of Israel Putnam. New York, ———————— ———— Humphreys, David. An Essay on the Life of Life of the Honorable Major General Israel.Two other biographies are useful: David Humphreys, The Life and Heroic Exploits of Israel Putnam (), and I.

N. Tarbox, Life of Israel Putnam ("Old Put"), Major-General in the Continental Army (). Additional Sources. Humphreys, David, An essay on the life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam, New York: Garland Pub., Revolutionary era, imprints such as David Humphreys’s An Essay on the Life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam () and Jeremy Belknap’s American Biography (–8), the book market for printed lives of American heroes only genuinely took off after Washington’s death in