Place Published: London
Publisher: William Pickering
Date Published: 1841
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
First UK edition. xxiv, 110 p. ; 18 cm. Orig. cloth. From the Pickering Collection of Bernard Warrington, with his bookplate, believed only 500 copies of this printed and scarce.
The letter is addressed to the Marquis of Townshend who served under Wolfe in the Quebec Campaign. "The brigadier-general is Lord George Townshend, against whom the writer makes serious charges for incompetency in the campaigns in Canada. Written by Junius...."--Sabin, A dict. of books relating to America, no. 36903. Ascribed also to Charles Lee, and Henry Fox. cf. Dict. of nat. biog., v.57, p. 124. Full title: JUNIUS. "A letter to an honourable brigadier general, commander in chief of His Majesty's forces in Canada", London, 1760, now first ascribed to Junius, to which is added "A refutation of the letter, etc., by an officer", with incidental notices of Lords Townshend and Sackville, Sir Philip Francis and others
Author: Junius, 18th cent; Simons, N. W. (Nathaniel Wells); Officer. A refutation of the Letter to an Honourable Brigadier General, commander in chief in His Majesty's Forces in Canada
The Refutation, here reprinted from the fourth edition, 1760, is said to have been written by C. Townshend or, under his inspiration, by Lord Thurlow.
Very Good. Item #4685