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Sketches of the life and character of Patrick Henry.

Wirt, William

Sketches of the life and character of Patrick Henry.

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Published by Thomas, Cowperthwait & co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy William Wirt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE302.6.H5 W785
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., [x]-xvi p., 1 l., 19-468 p.
    Number of Pages468
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6582250M
    LC Control Number15025671
    OCLC/WorldCa5425441


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Contributor Names Wirt, William, [from old catalog]. Sketches of the life and character of Patrick Henry Revised edition, with headings to each chapter, and such an arrangement of the notes contained in the former editions, as to render the work suitable for a class book in academies and schools: Author: William WIRT: Publisher: Mack, Andrus&Company, Original from: The British Library.

William Wirt, Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry, Hartford, S. Andrus & Son,Fifteenth Edition, corrected by the author. Brown cloth hc with blind-stamped designs and gilt-stamped spine, 8vo (23 cm), xvi, [ii] pp, decorative title frontispiece. Sketches of the life and character of Patrick HenryMack, Andrus & Co.

- Rev. ed.: with headings to each chapter, and such an arrangement of the notes contained in the former eds. as to render the work suitable for a class book in academies and schools.

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24, S. Eighth street. The version of the speech that is known today first appeared in print in Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry, a biography of Henry by William Wirt in There is debate among historians as to whether and to what extent Henry or Wirt should be credited with authorship of the speech and its famous closing words.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. Sketches of the life and character of Patrick Henry. By William Wirt, William, View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. Title:: Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry: Author:: Wirt, William, Note: Philadelphia: J.

Webster, Link: HTML and TEI at UNC. Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co, Ninth Edition. Leather_bound. Ninth edition, corrected by the author. xvi, pages.

Full leather binding with spine titles in gilt on black label, gilt spine rules. Spine title bright, leather scratched and chafed, textblock square. Interior lightly foxed throughout. Binding shaken but strong. "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" a.

Patrick Henry's famous speech b. Friction c. Benjamin Franklin d. Biography e. character sketches f. Francis Bacon g. Alexander Hamilton and James Madison h. essay i. the novel j. Addison and Steele k.

first book written in America l. Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry By William Wirt,   William Wirt () was the prosecutor in Aaron Burr’s treason trial, Attorney-General under James Monroe and John Quincy Adams, and the author of Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry ().

From its introduction we learn that George Dabney was Patrick Henry’s friend during his childhood and youth, and that William Wirt. Life of Patrick Henry: Caption title: Wirt's life of Patrick Henry: Local note: Biography.

Local note: AH General note: Reproduction of original from The American Antiquarian Society. General note: Sabin no. Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references. It was not until William Wirt, Henry’s first biographer, published Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry in that a reconstruction of the speech was printed.

8 SKETCHES OF THE his two sons, William and Patrick, and, according to the language of the country, " set them up in trade/' William's habits of idleness were, if. After twelve years of labor, Sketches Of The Life And Character of Patrick Henry was published in To put the book’s timing into perspective, think about the fact that Henry spoke liberty or death ina full 30 years prior to Wirt’s initial decision to even begin his project.

A hardcover copy of Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry by William Wirt. The book was published in by James Webster in Philadelphia, PA. It is bound in brown leather. from EBTH. Extract from Dixon and Hunter's paper of December 4th, " WiLLiA-MSBURfr.

— This day were executed, at the gallows near this city, pursuant to their sentence, the following criminals, viz: Josiah Pldlips, Henry M'Clanen, Robert Hodges, John Reason, imd Josiah Blankenship.".

persons who heard Henry or other documented accounts. Wirt's characteris-tic method was the last course: documented reports and recollections. His resolution is a credit to the reliability of his book and Henry historiography.

Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry 1 contains reports. Essays and criticism on Patrick Henry - Critical Context. Campion relied principally on one source, William Wirt’s phenomenally successful Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry.

Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry (Philadelphia, ) This work has been severely criticized both for its hero worship and its style, the subject of the biography having been regarded by many as a creation of Wirt rather than Patrick Henry.

The book contained the supposed text of some of Henry's speeches, many of which had Political party: Democratic-Republican (Before ). Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry was published inand it gave us the image of Henry as a self-taught, common man who just wanted his God-given rights.

But people who knew Henry thought it was more "sketchy" than "Sketches," and Thomas Jefferson, while he admired Wirt greatly, kept his copy shelved with the fiction. Sketches of the Pdf and Character of Patrick Henry William Wirt () Published by M'Elrath & Bangs New York Wirt was US Attorney General under Presidents James Monroe and John Quincy Adams.

He first published this biography inwith hopes it .--The Trumpet Voice of Freedom: Patrick Henry of Virginia, p. iii. "The Bible is a book worth more than all the other books that were ever printed." -- Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry. Ebook state ebook being precocious.

William Wirt, Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry, New York: M'elrath, Bangs & Co.,Section I, pp.[1] I cannot learn that he gave in his youth, any evidence of that precocity which sometimes distinguishes uncommon genius.William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair, Chapter 2: By the.