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Henry, David (1710-1792) The Gentleman's magazine. [August 1777]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08865 Author/Creator: Henry, David (1710-1792) Place Written: London Type: Magazine Date: August 1777 Pagination: 50 p. ; 20.7 x 12.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Excerpt of the magazine, including pages 354- 404. Contains several letters pertaining to Generals George Washington and William Howe (British) discussing the exchange of prisoners. Includes various letters to Urban, the editor, pertaining to Granville Sharp's "Tract on the Law of Nature," Edmund Smith's translation of Longinus, the invention of reflecting quadrants, and medical issues, among various other topics. Printed by David Henry at St. John's Gate, in London.

People: Urban, Sylvanus, 1745-1826
Henry, David, 1710-1792
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Howe, William Howe, Viscount, 1729-1814
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813
Smith, Edmund, 1672-1710

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Fort TiconderogaRevolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralContinental ArmyGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsMilitary HistoryPrisoner of WarInventionScience and TechnologyHealth and MedicalClassical World and Ancient CivilizationLiterature and Language Arts

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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