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The Famous Mather Byles, the Noted Boston Tory Preacher, Poet, and Wit
by Eaton, Arthur Wentworth Hamilton (with a New Introduction and Preface by George Athan Billias)
Condition: Very Good/No Jacket
Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Gregg Press, 1972. Blue cloth on boards. Volume has minor wear to corners. The American Revolutionary Series is published in cooperation with The Boston Public Library. . Photographic Reprint of the 1914 Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by B/W Illustrations.
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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation is a Pulitzer Prize–winning book written by Joseph Ellis, a professor of history at Mount Holyoke College. This text explores how a group of individuals both gifted and flawed coped with the challenges of founding the United States. The book focuses on important events including the Burr-Hamilton duel, George Washington's Farewell Address, the partnership between John Adams and Abigail Adams, slavery, and the extensive correspondence between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson....
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