Clinton, George; Hastings, Hugh [introduction]. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801-1804. 10 volume set, complete. Albany and New York: The State of New York, 1889-1914. First Edition. 
10 volumes uniformly bound in coral and blue cloth, silver NYS emblems on fronts, light soil & smudging to bindings, small white paint or ink drip on the spine of vol. ix. All hinges and joints tight, pages clean, many fold-outs and maps. Private bookplate & paper address label inside each volume. 8 volumes of papers with the 2 volumes of indices. Each book measure 9 x 6 inches, and the set takes up 17 1/2 inches of shelf space. Very good. Hardcover.
This set is part of New York State's War of the Revolution Series.
George Clinton (1739-1812), one of the "Founding Fathers" of the United States and the "Father of New York State", first and third governor of the state, Brigadier General during the Revolutionary War, Vice President under Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. Clinton served as an officer in the colonial militia during the French and Indian War and held both the office of Governor and the rank of Brigadier General during the Revolution, building two forts along the Hudson River and charged with its defense. A friend of George Washington, he supplied food for the troops at Valley Forge and rode with Washington to the first inauguration, presiding over the celebratory dinner. His public papers are in 10 volumes, encompassing his service during the Revolution and full of primary source material. They also contain illustrations of prominent figures of the Revolutionary War, including John Jay, the Marquis de Lafayette, Morgan Lewis, Count de Grasse, Anthony Wayne, Robert R. Livingston, John Stark, Major Benjamin Tallmadge, and Benedict Arnold. The last volume includes letters from the Governor's office for the years 1782 to 1785, in addition to illustrations of taverns and other establishments in New York. Volumes 9 and 10 include an analytical index to the papers. Volume 10 also provides an account of the exhumation and reinternment of Governor Clinton's remains in 1908.