Leonard, Daniel (1740-1829) The Present Political State of the Province of Massachusetts Bay. New York: for James Rivington, 1775. First edition, without the alternate title [pi1] The Origin of the American Contest with Great-Britain, some spotting, later full calf, boards detached, 7 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.
N.B. Contains eight of the seventeen letters first published by Leonard in the Massachusetts Gazette between December 12, 1774 and April 3, 1775. [See Adams, Thomas R. American Independence: the Growth of an Idea, entry 180a.]
A-K4, L3. 86 pages.
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