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T., Natchez on the Mississippi (New York: Bonanza Books, 1947)
Appears to be a novelistic set of character sketches of mostly the "refined"
classes, and of places where the lived.
Many photographs of old Natchez
mansions (b&w and mostly very grainy), and a pictorial map of the town
(mid 19c?) with little drawings of the major sites on p350, and a
list of descriptions of these sites on pp351ff.
Carolyn L., The First Woman in the Republic, A Cultural Biography of
Lydia Maria Child (Durham/London: Duke U. Press 1994)
Frances Anne, Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in
1838-1839 (New York: Knopf/Meridian paperback 1961).
Samuel, Specimens of American Poetry, with critical and Biographical
Notices in three volumes (orig: Boston, 1828; reissue: Benjamin
Blom, NY, 1967).
1200 pages of poetry obviously all written prior to the publication
date, in 1828. Includes works of almost 200 individuals, including some
unlikelies such as Joseph
Story, Henry Ware,
Milton M. et al, The Republican synthesis revisited : essays in honor
of George Athan Billias / edited by Milton M. Klein, Richard D. Brown,
John B. Hench. (Worcester : American Antiquarian Society, 1992).
R.U.L.: E210.R46 1992
The contents, taken from a symposium at the AAS, in honor of George
Billias, on 11/4/89:
- Preface, by the 3 editors
- Introduction - Drew R. McCoy
- Republicanism Revisited: The Case of James Burgh
- Isaac Kramnick.
Burgh wrote Political Disquisitions in 1774, called by Bernard Bailyn,
'the key book of this generation'. He was a friend of Benjamin Franklin,
and an important influence on American leaders in the midst of their revolution.
Kramnick's thesis is that Burgh was much more of a liberal (p25: "Virtuous
man for Burgh is not a political man, but he who fulfills God's intention
that he be useful in the improvement of this life.") than has been
recognized. He believed that the commercial interests should be better
represented at the expense of the rural gentry (whom his contemporary,
Bolingbroke, seemed to regard as the depository of virtue.). Kramnick also
points out the strong influence on Burgh of Locke.
- Republicanism, Liberalism, and Democracy: Political Culture
in the New Nation - Robert E. Shalhope
- The Republican Interpretation: Retrospect and Prospect
- Lance Banning
- Republicanism and Federalism in the Constitutional Decade
- Peter S. Onum and Cathy Matson
- Afterward - Gordon S. Wood
- My Intellectual Odyssey - George Athan Billias
Began reading it 11/14/98.
Eve, Margaret Fuller : a Brief Biography with Documents, (Boston, MA :
Bedford Books, c1997)
Copyright 1998 by Hal Morris, Secaucus, NJ
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