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Patrick Henry and his world,

Author: George F Willison
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1969.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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"On May 29, 1765, a young backwoods lawyer named Patrick Henry rose in the House of Burgesses in Williamsburg, Virginia, and offered exciting resolutions that were the prelude to the American Declaration of Independence. This is an account of that young lawyer, the politics of his day, and his part in our early history."
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Willison, George F. (George Findlay), 1896-1972.
Patrick Henry and his world.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1969
(OCoLC)563135706
Online version:
Willison, George F. (George Findlay), 1896-1972.
Patrick Henry and his world.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1969
(OCoLC)608393799
Named Person: Patrick Henry; Patrick Henry
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George F Willison
OCLC Number: 712607
Description: xii, 498 pages portrait 25 cm
Contents: A Day to Remember --
A Hard School --
At Shelton's Tavern --
To Williamsburg --
From Bar to Bar --
Two Penny Law: The Parsons Cause --
State Church --
The Great Awakening --
Two Penny Law --
The Parsons Cause --
Getting Out the Vote --
First Alarm --
French and Indian War --
Stamp Tax --
Treason! --
Some Private Concerns --
Scandal --
Good King George --
Another Tax Explosion --
Along the Way to Scotchtown --
Correspondence --
Tea --
and Hot Water --
To Philadelphia --
Continental Action --
Posture of Defense --
Colonel, First Regiment --
Independence --
Fourth Virginia Convention --
Third Continental Congress --
First Governor of the Commonwealth --
Return to the Assembly --
Governor Again --
The Philadelphia Document --
Anti-Ratification --
To Red Hill --
Last Years.
Responsibility: by George F. Willison.

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"On May 29, 1765, a young backwoods lawyer named Patrick Henry rose in the House of Burgesses in Williamsburg, Virginia, and offered exciting resolutions that were the prelude to the American Declaration of Independence. This is an account of that young lawyer, the politics of his day, and his part in our early history."

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