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Life of the Hon. Major-General Israel Putnam

Life of the Hon. Major-General Israel Putnam

to which is annexed, two poems: An address to the armies of the United States, and A poem on the happiness of America

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Published by William M. McCarty in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Putnam, Israel, -- 1718-1790

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Humphreys.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 23067.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination285 p.
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18152427M

    The General Israel Putnam House in Danvers, Massachusetts, United States, is a historic First Period house recorded in the National Register of Historic house is also sometimes known as the Thomas Putnam House after Lt. Thomas Putnam (–), who built the home circa His grandson, Israel Putnam, the famous general of the American Revolution, was born in the nates: 42°34′57″N 70°58′2″W / . An Essay on the Life of the Honorable Major General Israel Putnam. Sketch of Bunker Hill Battle by S. Swett. Samuel Avery, Boston, Massachusetts. Humphreys, Colonel David. The Life and Heroic Exploits of Israel Putnam by Colonel David Humphreys Silas Andrus & Son, Hartford, CN. J ohnston, Henry Philips. Connecticut.

    Life of the Hon. Major-General Israel Putnam to which is annexed, two poems: An address to the armies of the United States, and A poem on the happiness of America / by: Humphreys, David, Published: (). Life of the Hon. Major-General Israel Putnam: to which is annexed, two poems: An address to the armies of the United States, and A poem on the happiness of America / by David Humphreys Humphreys, David, [ Book, Microform: ] View online (access conditions) At National Library.

    An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major General Israel Putnam. Addressed to the State Society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut, and First Published by Their Order. By Col. David Humphreys. With notes and additions. With an Appendix, Containing an Historical and Topographical Sketch of Bunker Hill Battle. Boston, MA: Samuel Avery, Israel Putnam was born in Salem Village (now Danvers), Massachusetts, the son of a prominent farm , he moved to Pomfret in northeastern Connecticut, where cheaper land was available, and quickly became prosperous.. Putnam put domestic affairs aside during the French and Indian War, serving early with Rogers later was captured by Indians, but was spared from being.


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David Humphrey's Life of Israel Putnam, originally published in and reproduced in a fine edition by Liberty Fund under the editorship of William C. Dowling, reminds us of the noble end and traditional method of biography. The first part of Humphrey's narrative focuses entirely on character traits in the young Putnam that foretell his later by: 1.

Israel Putnam (January 7, – ), popularly known as "Old Put", was an American army general officer who fought with distinction at the Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolutionary War (–).

He also served notably as an officer with Rogers' Rangers during the French and Indian War (–), when he was captured by Mohawk s/wars: French and Indian War, Pontiac's War. An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major General Israel Putnam - Kindle edition by Humphreys, David. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major General Israel Putnam.5/5(1).

David Humphreys was aide-de-camp to Washington during the American Revolution. His Life of Israel Putnam, originally published inhas rightly been described as “the first biography of an American written by an American.” It is, as William C.

Dowling observes, “a classic of revolutionary writing, very readable and immensely interesting in what it says about the temper of the new. Internet Archive BookReader An essay on the life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam: addressed to the state society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut.

Get this from a library. Life of the Hon. Major-General Israel Putnam: to which is annexed, two poems: An address to the armies of the United States, and A poem.

An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major-General Israel Putnam by David Humphreys,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). An essay on the life of the Honourable Major General Israel Putnam by Humphreys, David, ; Connecticut Society of the Cincinnati; Swett, Samuel, Publication date Topics Putnam, Israel,Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., PublisherPages: Israel Putnam, (born January 7,Salem Village [now Danvers], Massachusetts [U.S.]—diedPomfret, Connecticut, U.S.), American general in the American Revolution.

After moving to Pomfret, Connecticut, aboutPutnam became a prosperous farmer. He saw service throughout the French and Indian War, being captured by Indians and rising to the rank of lieutenant colonel in. Israel Putnam () Israel Putnam, a patriot and Revolutionary War veteran, is most famous today for his bravery during the Battle of Bunker Hill.

Originally from Massachusetts, a year-old Putnam moved to what is now Pomfret in There, local residents credited him with crawling into a wolf den and killing the last known wolf in Connecticut.

Life of the Hon. Major General Israel Putnam. To which is annexed, two poems: an Address to the armies of the United States, and a Poem on the happiness of America. (Philadelphia, Published by William M'Carty, ), by David Humphreys, Samuel Swett, David Humphreys, and David Humphreys (page images at HathiTrust).

Life of the Hon. Major-General Israel Putnam: to which is annexed, two poems: An address to the armies of the United States, and A poem on the happiness of America by Humphreys, David 5 editions - first published in Major General Israel Putnam Hero of the American Revolution Robert Ernest Hubbard.

McFarland, Jefferson, North Carolina,pages. Book Review published on: Ap Robert Ernest Hubbard’s biography of Maj. Gen. Israel Putnam is a well-written and well-detailed history. Early life. Paterson was born in in either Farmington, Connecticut or New Britain, Connecticut.

His mother was Ruth (Bird) Paterson, and his father Colonel John Paterson (), was a militia veteran of the French and Indian War, who died during the Siege of Havana. He graduated from Yale College instudied law, attained admission to the bar, and practiced in New ion: Yale College. Rescuing Putnam from the Indians General Putnam in the Revolutionary War.

On the morning after the affairs at Lexington and Concord (Ap ) Putnam was in his field, with tow blouse and leather apron, assisting hired men in building a stone wall on his farm. A horseman at full speed acquainted him with the stirring news. A colorful figure of 18th-century America, Israel Putnam () played a key role in both the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War.

In he barely escaped from being burned alive by Mohawk warriors. He later commanded a Brand: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers.

Detailing Putnam’s close relationships with Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton, and John and Abigail Adams, this first full-length biography of Putnam in more than a century re-examines the life of a revolutionary whose seniority in the Continental Army was second only to that of George Washington.

Page - A SERIES of biographical studies of the lives and work of a number of representative historical characters about whom have gathered the great traditions of the Nations to which they belonged, and who have been accepted, in many instances, as types of the several National ideals.

With the life of each typical character will be presented a picture of the National conditions. For life and liberty (London et al.: Blackie & Son, ), by Gordon Stables, illust.

by Sidney Paget (page images at Florida) The perils of greatness (Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo, ), by Gustav Nieritz, illust. by Walter Crane (page images at Florida). An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major General Israel Putnam: Addressed to the State Society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut, and First Published by Their Order.

later published (Boston: Samuel Avery, ), pp. Life of Israel Putnam ("Old Put"): Major-General in the Continental Army Life of Old Put Below frontispiece: This fac-simile is from a bond given by Israel Putnam to his brother David in Also available in digital form.

An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major-General Israel Putnam: Addressed to the State Society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut and Published by Their Order. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, Livingston, William Farrand. Israel Putnam: Pioneer, Ranger and Major General.

New York: G. P. Putnan’s Sons, Niven, John.Two years before his death his biographer, Colonel Humphreys, finished his ” Essay on the life of the Honorable Major-General Israel Putnam.” It is said that this was the first biography attempted in America, and we are certainly indebted to Colonel Humphreys for selecting from the hundreds of lives about him our Connecticut hero.