Patrick Henry and His World

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Doubleday, 1969 - 498 pages
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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Preface v I A Day to Remember
A Hard School
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