Report of the trial of Brig. General William Hull; commanding the North-Western Army of the United States. By a court martial held at Albany on Monday, 3d January, 1814 and succeeding days

New York: Eastburn, Kirk and Co., 1814. First edition, 8vo, pp. [4], 156, 119, [1], 29, [1]; original blue paper-covered boards, drab paper shelf-back with printed paper label; bottom inch of spine perished, covers a bit spotted; very good. With two appendices. The court martial of the commanding officer at Detroit at the time of its surrender to British forces in the early stages of the War of 1812. General Hull was found guilty and sentenced to be shot but the sentence was rescinded by President Madison. The prosecuting attorney was the young Martin Van Buren. American Imprints 32628; Cohen 13525; Howes H 781. Item #54070

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