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Paris, 1789

William Howard Adams

in Gouverneur Morris: An Independent Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099805
eISBN:
9780300127041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099805.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explains how heavy sea can also serve as a metaphor for Morris's complex private life in Paris, a tangle of money, politics, and romance. Admiring rumors of his success in finance, ... More


So in Fear of Both the Indians and the Americans

Susan Richbourg Parker

in America's Hundred Years' War: U.S. Expansion to the Gulf Coast and the Fate of the Seminole, 17631858

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035253
eISBN:
9780813039121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035253.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter illustrates how the 1783 Treaty of Paris reintroduced chaotic conditions along the border between American Georgia and Spanish Florida, a hostile environment directly and adversely ... More


“half war half peace”: the American Revolution in Cherokee Country

Tyler Boulware

in Deconstructing the Cherokee Nation: Town, Region, and Nation among Eighteenth-Century Cherokees

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035802
eISBN:
9780813038209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035802.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The onset of the American Revolution forced the Cherokees to engage in the conflict, and the result was far from unanimous. Although nearly all of the Cherokees were embittered by continual land ... More


“A Struggle With Death”: The Twenty Years’ War, 1775–1795

Sami Lakomäki

in Gathering Together: The Shawnee People through Diaspora and Nationhood, 1600-1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300180619
eISBN:
9780300182316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180619.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the American Revolution and the early decades of US state-making from Shawnee perspective. For the Shawnees and their Indian neighbors the Revolutionary War formed the first ... More


Gouverneur Morris: An Independent Life

William Howard Adams

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099805
eISBN:
9780300127041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099805.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book is a biography of one of the most colorful and least well-known of the founding fathers. A plain-spoken, racy patrician who distrusted democracy but opposed slavery and championed freedom ... More


Business as Usual

William Howard Adams

in Gouverneur Morris: An Independent Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099805
eISBN:
9780300127041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099805.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter states that Gouverneur Morris as a businessman was more conservative than Robert Hunter Morris (his uncle). He handled his growing land speculations with greater care as time went on. ... More


Minister to France

William Howard Adams

in Gouverneur Morris: An Independent Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099805
eISBN:
9780300127041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099805.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter details Morris's return to Paris in 1790 and talks about his own private feelings about remaining in Paris, which were ambivalent, colored by his increasingly rocky relations with Adèle. ... More


The Long Journey Home

William Howard Adams

in Gouverneur Morris: An Independent Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099805
eISBN:
9780300127041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099805.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explains that Morris remained in Paris long enough for James Monroe to present his credentials to the National Convention and to prepare for his own departure. At the age of forty-two ... More


Looking for the Invisible Lady

Wendy Bellion

in Citizen Spectator: Art, Illusion, and Visual Perception in Early National America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807833889
eISBN:
9781469600437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833889.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the alleged invisible woman that had been discovered in Paris. “You are undoubtedly not yet acquainted with the extraordinary experiment which is publicly displayed in No. 40, ... More


Phantasmagoric Washington

Wendy Bellion

in Citizen Spectator: Art, Illusion, and Visual Perception in Early National America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807833889
eISBN:
9781469600437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833889.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes the picture James Earle displayed in his Philadelphia gallery. Painted by the French artist Francois-Marius Granet and entitled The Choir of the Capuchin Church in Rome, the ... More


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