1773 LAMBERT CADWALADER SIGNED GRAMMAR BOOK: From the original 1998 Early American History Auctions catalog: '' Lambert Cadwalader, American Revolutionary soldier and member of the Continental Congress. Book signed ''Lambert Cadwalader'', 6'' x 4'', Very Fine. ''A short Introduction to Grammar, For the Use of the College and Academy in Philadelphia: Being A New Edition of Whittenhall's Latin Grammar, With many Alterations, Additions and Amendments, from the late Grammarians''. Second edition, printed in Philadelphia by James Humphreys, Junior in 1773. This book was used by Cadwalader when he studied at the College and Academy of Philadelphia (now the University of Pennsylvania). Cadwalader was a native of Trenton. When the conflict with England began, he signed the non-importation agreement in 1765, was a member of the Committee of Correspondence of the Providential Convention of 1775, and of the state constitutional convention of 1776. He was one of the commanders in the disastrous battle of Fort Washington. He was taken prisoner in Nov. 16, 1776 but was released and resigned to the Army in 1779. Delegate to the Continental Congress, 1784-87, and a member of Congress in the lower house, 1789-91 and 1793-95.''
CONDITION: Binding is worn and cracked in places, ageing and discoloration of some pages but book is intact and legible.