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Burgoyne, John (1722-1792) A Letter... to his Constituents... relative to his return to America

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05202 Author/Creator: Burgoyne, John (1722-1792) Place Written: London Type: Pamphlet Date: 1779 Pagination: 37 p. 20.5 x 12.8 cm

Summary of Content: Fourth edition. Printed by J. Almon. With advertisements.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryBattle of SaratogaBattleSurrenderConvention ArmyForeign AffairsGlobal History and Civics

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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