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First founding father : Richard Henry Lee and the call to independence / Harlow Giles Unger.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 973.3092 UNGE (Text) 39231033440526 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial B LEE, RICHARD HENRY UNGER (Text) 33946003296519 Biographies . End of Nonfiction section . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780306825613
  • ISBN: 0306825619
  • Physical Description: xiii, 306 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Da Capo Press edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Da Capo Press, 2017.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Evolution of a dynasty -- Egyptian bondage -- No liberty, no king! -- Poet, playwright, watchmaker, spy -- An indispensable necessity -- The enemy of everything good -- A most bloody battle -- To discard General Washington -- President Richard Henry Lee -- Riots and mobbish proceedings -- The farmer and the Federalist -- His majesty the president.
Summary, etc.:
A portrait of one of America's Founding Fathers illuminates his role in securing key political and diplomatic victories in the Revolutionary War, his efforts to unite the colonial government and his negotiations with French supporters to secure essential arms.
Subject: Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794.
United States. Declaration of Independence > Signers > Biography.
Revolutionaries > United States > Biography.
Politicians > United States > Biography.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Biography.
Virginia > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political.
HISTORY / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
Genre: Biographies.

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