A Journal by Thomas Hughes: For His Amusement, and Designed Only for His Perusal by the Time He Attains the Age of 50 If He Lives So Long (1778-1789)
By: Thomas Hughes (author), E. A. Benians (contributor)Paperback
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Originally published in 1947, this book presents the text of a journal kept by Thomas Hughes from 1778-9. It includes an account of his experiences as a British officer during the American War of Independence, including a period in captivity. The manuscript of the journal, which had been in possession of his family, was previously unprinted at the time of publication. Detailed notes are incorporated throughout. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the American War of Independence and eighteenth-century history.
Introduction; Text of the Journal: 1778; 1779; 1780; 1781; 1782; 1783; 1784; 1785; 1786; 1787; 1788; 1789.
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