Expense Book of John Halsted, Commissary Under Benedict Arnold, Before Quebec, 1776

Expense Book of John Halsted, Commissary Under Benedict Arnold, Before Quebec, 1776

By: Halsted, John; Edited by Thomas O'Leary

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Book Condition: Very Good


Very mild wear, tiny tear to top edge of front cover. Stapled wraps, 16 pages, unopened at top edge. Printed from the original manuscript book in the possession of Thomas O'Leary, Assistant Librarian at Chateau de Ramezay. During the Revolutionary War, American-born Canadian merchants supported the American expedition to Canada led by Colonel Benedict Arnold by providing supplies to the American army on credit. One such merchant, John Halsted, played a prominent role in helping Arnold to support an army in the field in Quebec and Montreal in the winter and spring of 1776. This pamphlet is the first printing of Halsted's account book.

Title: Expense Book of John Halsted, Commissary Under Benedict Arnold, Before Quebec, 1776

Author: Halsted, John; Edited by Thomas O'Leary

Categories: Americana,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: Montreal, C.A. Marchand, Printer: 1913

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 08063

Keywords: Revolutionary War, Benedict Arnold, Commissary, Expenses, Account Book,