The Papers of James Monroe: Selected Correspondence and Papers, 1776-1794, Volume 2
  • The Papers of James Monroe: Selected Correspondence and Papers, 1776-1794, Volume 2
  • The Papers of James Monroe: Selected Correspondence and Papers, 1776-1794, Volume 2

The Papers of James Monroe: Selected Correspondence and Papers, 1776-1794, Volume 2

by Daniel Preston, Marlena C. Delong
     
 

This volume examines letters, newspaper articles, and eyewitness accounts from 1776-1794, documenting James Monroe's time in the Continental Army, in state and national government, and as an attorney, while also revealing aspects of his personal life. These rarely seen documents provide great insight into both Monroe's public activities and his private life. Read

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This volume examines letters, newspaper articles, and eyewitness accounts from 1776-1794, documenting James Monroe's time in the Continental Army, in state and national government, and as an attorney, while also revealing aspects of his personal life. These rarely seen documents provide great insight into both Monroe's public activities and his private life. Read letters he wrote from the battlefield to George Washington. Better understand his political views by reading the correspondence he had with Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry. Read a letter Monroe wrote to his wife—the only letter he did not destroy after her death. This extraordinary collection is ideal for undergraduate students, as well as for scholars interested in learning more about James Monroe's personal life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313319792
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Pages:
792
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Editorial Method

Abbreviations

Chronology

Genealogy

The Continental Army, January 1776-July 1777 (from "The Autobiography of James Monroe")

Selected Correspondence from 1777 through 1794

Index

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