The Life of Brigadier General William Woodford of The American Revolution - Mrs. Catesby Willis Stewart - 1973 Slipcase Hardback Set

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Condition: Acceptable. Please see the images for more details. Slipcase seems to have smudges on it. Overall, super cool 2 volume set.

Blurb: Perfect for a collector of American history hardcover books. Two volumes in matching red cloth boards. Together in a white paper slipcase. With more than 1400 pages between the two volumes. Bright pages and unmarked text, clean and free of any writing. Endpapers with maps of the Norfolk Campaign. Includes correspondences of Woodford, notes on tobacco, French and Indian Wars, Laesa Majestas, Battle of Brandywine. A few illustrations in black and white. 

Illustrated with black-and-white portraits, a full-color family crest and end-paper maps. Original red cloth covers w/ titles in gilt.

From the back of the slipcase box:

with letters quoted in their entirety to obviate a bias from selections out of context.
The three great men of Carolina County have been Edmund Pendleton, Statesman-Jurist; John Taylor, Political Philosopher; and William Woodford, Soldier-Patriot; neighbors and intimates. Pendleton and
Taylor have been ably portrayed by historians and Woodford, herein, fulfils the trilogy and claim to fame.
The account deals principally with Virginia and Virginians and especially with Woodford's native Caroline County and Fredericksburg, while
he forms a convenient parameter for events of the Revolutionary period. William Woodford served for six vears in the French and Indian Wars.
An interval of ten years was spent on his estate Windsor in farming and as an entrepreneur in the Bloomary-Brewery business in Fredericksburg,
Norfolk area. There he achieved the first decisive victory of the Revolution and mission accomplished he fulfilled the decree of Washington that
"the fate of America a good deal depends on Dunmore being obliged to evacuate Norfolk this winter." Woodford later joined Washington in the campaigns of New York and the Jerseys where he and his Virginia troops m distinguished themselves in both defeat and victory. Sent to the defense of Charleston, he was captured and died in captivity in New York Harbour and buried by his foes, the British, in Old Trinity Churchyard, he lies in an unmarked grave.
Dear Mrs. Stewart:
I want you to know that the Woodford typed script has been of the greatest help to me in editing the Pendleton letters to Woodford because without it I would have had almost no information about the general's sons or brothers, and because their names appeared rather often in the correspondence, it was important that I have the proper annotations. I have been greatly impressed with the enormous labor of research and typing to which you have gone in doing such an exhaustive biography. Certainly your book will be of importance to scholars working in that immediate field.