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Mr. Pitt and America's birthright : a biography of William Pitt, the earl of Chatham 1708-1778

Author: J C Long
Publisher: New York : Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1940.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Long, J.C. (John Cuthbert), b. 1892.
Mr. Pitt and America's birthright.
New York, Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1940
(OCoLC)644193560
Named Person: William Pitt, Earl of Chatham; William Pitt, Earl of Chatham; William Pitt, Earl of Chatham
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J C Long
OCLC Number: 1517512
Description: xiii pages, 2 leaves, 3-576 pages : frontispiece, illustrations (including maps) plates, portraits, facsimiles ; 22 cm
Contents: Part One: "I Know That I Can Save England" --
I. Who Speaks of Superiors? --
II. The Mad Pitts --
III. "Cowed for Life" --
IV. Gilded Youth --
V. Army with Banners --
VI. A Pitt at Court --
VII. A Midsummer Night's Dream --
VIII. Cobham's Cub --
IX. The One-Horse Chaise --
X. The CLiveden Set --
XI. Troubles at 10 Downing Street --
XII. An Unpleasant Lesson for the King --
XIII. The Stuart Uprising --
XIV. The Famous Legs of John, Lord Bute --
XV. "I Have Sown My Wild Oats" --
XVI. "No Jews, No Wooden Shoes" --
XVII. "To Awaken Men" --
XVIII. The Mystery of Hannah Lightfoot --
XIX. The Courting of Hester Grenville --
XX. "He Will Come as a Conqueror" --
Part Two: "An Empire for Freemen" --
XXI. Captivating the People --
XXII. Revolt in the Cabinet --
XXIII. "This Almost Degenerate England" --
XXIV. The Critical Year --
XXV. "The Wonderful Year" --
XXVI. "Liberty and Independency" --
XXVII. The Petticoat King --
XXVIII. THe King and Sarah Lennox --
XXIX. Minister Behind the Curtain --
XXX. Paris-Madrid Axis --
XXXI. Hedgehog and Horse --
XXXII. Valedictory --
Part Three: "I Rejoice That America Has Resisted" --
XXXIII. Liberty of the Subject --
XXXIV. Free Press and Drunken Porters --
XXXV. Americans Are Sons, Not Bastards --
XXXVI. Mr. Grenville Takes the Hiss --
XXXVII. A Ministry of Madness --
XXXVIII. The Scarecrow of Violence --
XXXIX. "I May Last as Long as Great Britain" --
XL. "In the Cause of My Country."
Responsibility: by J.C. Long.

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