Letters of BENJAMIN RUSH, Reference Book 1951
“Letters of Benjamin Rush, Volume I: 1761-1792” Book. (BENJAMIN RUSH), Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Surgeon General of the Continental Army.. 1951 Reference Book, “Letters of Benjamin Rush, Volume I: 1761-1792”, published for the American Philosophical Society by Princeton University Press. 9.5” 6.5”, 624 pages, Very Fine. Scattered illustrations of places and people relevant to Rush and his correspondence. One of two volumes, this covers the period from 1761 to 1792. Includes the text of letters written by Rush to some very famous correspondents, including Nathaniel Greene, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, Horatio Gates, Anthony Wayne, Elias Boudinot, James Madison, Timothy Pickering, etc. Clearly, Rush was well-connected and this group of letters is a wonderful insight into an historic period in American History..