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Edward Bancroft

scientist, author, spy

by Thomas J. Schaeper

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementThomas J. Schaeper
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE280.B36 S33 2011
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxvi, 329 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24495313M
ISBN 109780300118421
LC Control Number2010037928
OCLC/WorldCa178289618

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Edwards", not "Edward Edward". I don't know if any of it merits any attention, but I figured I'd just put it out there.17 October Introduction. Edward Bartholomew Bancroft (Janu [O.S. January 9, ] [1] – September 7, ) was a Massachusetts-born physician and chemist who became a double agent, spying for both the United States and Great Britain while serving as secretary to the American Commission in Paris during the American Revolution.

Early Life. Bancroft was born .