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Gouverneur Morris : an independent life

Author: William Howard Adams
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English
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Gouverneur Morris was one of the leading figures of the Constitutional Convention, putting the American Constitution in its final version, including its opening Preamble. This biography tells his robust story, including his celebrated love affairs during his long stay in Europe.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Biography
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Adams, William Howard.
Gouverneur Morris.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003
Named Person: Gouverneur Morris; Gouverneur Morris
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Howard Adams
ISBN: 0300099800 9780300099805
OCLC Number: 1097090172
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 345 p. :) ill.
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction: Redeeming Mr. Morris""; ""PART I. BACKGROUND""; ""CHAPTER 1. The Pedigree""; ""CHAPTER 2. A Profession""; ""PART II. REVOLUTION""; ""CHAPTER 3. Things Fall Apart""; ""CHAPTER 4. “The Great Question of Independency�""; ""CHAPTER 5. Breaking the Fetters""; ""PART III. NATIONAL AFFAIRS""; ""CHAPTER 6. The Continental Congress, 1778-1779 ""; ""CHAPTER 7. Money Matters""; ""CHAPTER 8. The Convention""; ""PART IV. EUROPE""; ""CHAPTER 9. Paris,1789 ""; ""CHAPTER 10. Business as Usual""; ""CHAPTER 11. A Presidential Mission"" ""CHAPTER 12. Minister to France""""PART V. SETTLING DOWN""; ""CHAPTER 13. The Long Journey Home""; ""CHAPTER 14. On Native Ground""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
Responsibility: William Howard Adams.

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Gouverneur Morris was one of the leading figures of the Constitutional Convention, putting the American Constitution in its final version, including its opening Preamble. This biography tells his robust story, including his celebrated love affairs during his long stay in Europe.

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