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    A Group of Four Scarce Pamphlets Associated with the Early Battles of the American Revolution. Includes: "History of the Battle of Lexington By Elias Phinney" 1875 reprint of the original rare 1825 edition, 40 pages, paper covers; "Mr. Devens's Oration...Charlestown June 17, 1875...The Centennial Anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill", 56 pages, paper covers; and "General Israel Putnam, The Commander at Bunker Hill" By Samuel Adams Drake" 1875, 24 pages. All in fine condition with much primary source material. Also included is the title page and page 5 and 6 of the very rare pamphlet "A Sermon Preached at Lexington April 19, 1779 In Commemoration of the great Difstrefs and Wonderful Deliverance of God's People on the Nineteenth of April 1775; where Hoftilities begun (sic), and when the bloody War between Great Britain and her Colonies commenced. By Samuel Woodward A. M., Boston, Printed by John Gill in Court Street, 1779" Poor condition and only 3 pages of the original 29 page pamphlet, but great for display with a Revolution War collection.

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    July, 2009
    25th Saturday
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