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Adopted son : the life, wit & wisdom of William Wirt, 1772-1834

Author: Gregory K Glassner; Eugene J McCarthy
Publisher: Madison County, Va. : Kurt-Ketner Pub. Co., 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: William Wirt; William Wirt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory K Glassner; Eugene J McCarthy
ISBN: 1570873283 9781570873287
OCLC Number: 38237841
Notes: Thomas Jefferson Foundation notes:
Life, wit & wisdom of William Wirt, 1772-1834
A life of accomplishment -- A promising youth -- Established in Virginia -- Useful alliances forged -- A change in venue -- Private practice resumed -- The 'British spy' -- George Wythe murder case -- The Burr treason trial -- Political arena beckons -- The 'old bachelor' essays -- The realities of war -- Before the supreme court -- 'A life of Patrick Henry' -- Attorney general of the U.S. -- Wirt and the Marshall court -- Counsel to presidents -- Wirt and Jefferson -- An inspiration to youth -- An end to an era -- The Cherokee cases -- Wirt for president -- The clock runs down -- The Florida fling -- The end.
Description: ix, 161 p. : ports. ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: Life, wit & wisdom of William Wirt, 1772-1834
Responsibility: by Gregory K. Glassner ; with a foreword by Senator Eugene J. McCarthy.
Local System Bib Number:
5436
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