Agony and Eloquence: John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and a World of Revolution

Agony and Eloquence: John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and a World of Revolution

by Daniel L. Mallock


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781634505284
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 02/02/2016
Pages: 472
Sales rank: 609,654
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Daniel L. Mallock grew up within walking distance of Peacefield, the home of John and Abigail Adams. Daniel was a member of the Civil War Round Table of Greater Boston, and the Quincy Historical Society. He attended Ripon College and Brandeis University and has published articles in North and South. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with his family and several cats.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Chapter 1 "The Best Letter That Ever Was Written" 1

Chapter 2 "An Affection That Can Never Die" 11

Chapter 3 "I Would Have Seen Half the Earth Desolated" 25

Chapter 4 "The Universal Destroyer" 52

Chapter 5 "Their Virtuous Enterprise" 64

Chapter 6 "I Know You Too Well to Fear" 79

Chapter 7 "We Came to Fifth Street, Where Our Road Separated" 99

Chapter 8 "Conceal the Lever" 118

Chapter 9 "All Doors Wide Open" 147

Chapter 10 "A Civil War Was Expected" 172

Chapter 11 "Mr. Jefferson Said I Was Sensitive, Did He!" 196

Chapter 12 "We Are All Republicans, We Are All Federalists" 212

Chapter 13 "This Is Impossible: How Can a Man Repent of His Virtues?" 264

Chapter 14 "Liberty, Friendship, Faith, Thou Wilt Hold Fast" 310

Acknowledgments 336

Endnotes 340

Bibliography 400

Index 422

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