This volume contains Robert William Chambers' novel, "e;Cardigan"e; (first published in 1912). It is the first book in the eponymous series that deals with the War of Independence, and explores how it affected the great landed families of northern New York. This masterful novel is highly recommended for fans of Chambers' seminal work, and will be of special interest to those with an interest in the American revolutionary war. Robert William Chambers (1865 - 1933) was an American artist, and author of fiction. He is best known for his book of short stories entitled "e;The King in Yellow"e; (1895). Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.