Athenaeum copy: Flyleaf  inscribed as: To His Excellency, George Vaux, Governor ofthe Society of Colonial Wars in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. With the best wishes of the Governor of the New Jersey Society of Colonial Wars. Cleon Hammond, October 31, 1980. Athenaeum copy is bequest of George Vaux, 1996. Athenaeum copy: The Vaux bequest of 1996 consists of books from the library of the prominent Philadelphia Quaker family established in America by James Vaux (1748-1812), who emigrated in 1771. Most of the books are inscribed by George Vaux VII (1779-1836), George Vaux VIII (1832-1915), George Vaux IX (1863-1927), and the donor George Vaux (1908-1996).