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    Egbert Benson. Vindication of the Captors of Major Andre, 1865 Reprint of the 1817 Original. (New York: J. M. Bradstreet & Son, 1865). Number 75 of a limited edition of 80 octavo copies, not the more common Sabin reprint of 200 copies from the same year. Contemporary half leather with paper boards, xi, 134 pages, rubbing, missing paper from boards, binding tight, pages fine. The author was Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and a member of the Continental Congress. The subject is Major John Andre, a British Army officer hanged as a spy by the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. From the library of Edward C. Boynton. Good.

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