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Defending the Revolution: Robert Hunter in New York

Stephen Saunders Webb

in Marlborough's America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178593
eISBN:
9780300182606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178593.003.0012
Subject:
History, Political History

After being home on parole in 1708, Colonel Robert Hunter raced from Paris to the Channel the following year after his exchange was announced and immediately reembarked to join the duke of ... More


Rivalries and Alliances

Alice Elizabeth Malavasic

in The F Street Mess: How Southern Senators Rewrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635521
eISBN:
9781469635538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635521.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the ideological evolution and political ascendancy of John C Calhoun as the author of nullification and leader of southern sectionalism in the United States Congress between ... More


We Must Settle This Question

Alice Elizabeth Malavasic

in The F Street Mess: How Southern Senators Rewrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635521
eISBN:
9781469635538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635521.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the continued political consequences of the Kansas-Nebraska Act as the disintegration of the F Street Mess becomes a metaphor for the disintegration of the country. In 1860 ... More


Epilogue

Alice Elizabeth Malavasic

in The F Street Mess: How Southern Senators Rewrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635521
eISBN:
9781469635538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635521.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The epilogue looks are the roles played by Atchison, Hunter, and Mason during the Civil War and their post war lives. Only Hunter endeavoured to return to public life after the war but was ... More


The Limits of Marketability

Desmond Fitz-Gibbon

in Marketable Values: Inventing the Property Market in Modern Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226584164
eISBN:
9780226584478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226584478.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Victorian land preservation movement is not normally considered an institution of the property market. If anything, efforts to restrict the development of land could be seen as forms of social ... More


Epilogue: The “Golden Adventure”

Stephen Saunders Webb

in Marlborough's America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178593
eISBN:
9780300182606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178593.003.0014
Subject:
History, Political History

The duke of Marlborough, John Churchill, died on June 16, 1722, at Windsor Lodge in England. He was buried in the tomb of King Henry VII at Henry VII's chapel. Marlborough's funeral coincided with ... More


Intellectuals

John M. Dixon

in The Enlightenment of Cadwallader Colden: Empire, Science, and Intellectual Culture in British New York

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448034
eISBN:
9781501703515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448034.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the ideological, social, and political worlds of Cadwallader Colden and other intellectuals in early eighteenth-century New York. It begins by focusing on Robert Hunter, ... More


In and Chun

Joseph Andrew Orser

in The Lives of Chang and Eng: Siam's Twins in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618302
eISBN:
9781469618326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618326.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the life of conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker, more famously known as the “Siamese twins,” in the United States. It first provides a background on the twins' birth and ... More


Heirs of Calhoun

Alice Elizabeth Malavasic

in The F Street Mess: How Southern Senators Rewrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635521
eISBN:
9781469635538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635521.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter begins with biographical sketches of David Rice Atchison of Missouri and Andrew Pickens Butler of South Carolina. The chapter also discusses the elections of Atchison, Butler, Hunter and ... More


“Bowing Down to the Slave Power”: Northern Whigs, Slavery, and the Speakership, 1839

Corey M. Brooks

in Liberty Power: Antislavery Third Parties and the Transformation of American Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226307282
eISBN:
9780226307312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307312.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This section narrates the controversial 1839 election for Speaker of the House. The demands of an ultra-proslavery States’ Rights faction deadlocked the House, but the stalemate was broken when the ... More


‘A greater revolution’: Anti-Jacobitism and the Hanoverian Succession in the British Atlantic World, 1702–16

David Parrish

in Negotiating Toleration: Dissent and the Hanoverian Succession, 1714-1760

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198804222
eISBN:
9780191842429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804222.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Letters to and from prominent Dissenting leaders and their political allies such as Cotton Mather and Benjamin Colman in New England, Archibald Stobo in South Carolina, and Robert Hunter in New York ... More


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