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Henry Clay.

Carl Schurz

Henry Clay.

by Carl Schurz

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clay, Henry, -- 1777-1852

  • Edition Notes

    Added series t.-p. engraved (with vignettes).

    SeriesAmerican statesmen -- v. 19-20
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23375429M

    Ashland - The Henry Clay Estate Sycamore Rd, Lexington, KY Phone: () Fax: () Email: [email protected] Henry Clay Work (October 1, – June 8, ) was an American composer and songwriter. Work was born in Middletown, Connecticut, to Alanson and Aurelia (Forbes) Work. His father opposed slavery, and Work was himself an active abolitionist and Union supporter. His family's home became a stop on the Underground Railroad, assisting runaway.

    Henry Clay: The Great Compromiser (Spirit of America: Our People) by Michael Burgan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Henry Watkins of Henrico County by Jane McMurtry Allen. Gateway Press, Inc. Baltimore, One of two good resources on the family of Henry Clay’s stepfather Henry Watkins (who was not the one in the book title). Some Watkins Families of Virginia and their Kin by John Hale Stutesman. Gateway Press, Inc. Baltimore, the other good.

      Horse trader and risk taker, arm twister and joke teller, Henry Clay was the consummate politician who gave ground, made deals, and changed the lives of millions. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY MAR 1, Yet another hulking biography of an early American political giant, this one, unnecessarily clogged with detail, is still a fitting, up-to-date, and /5(9). Early life. Henry Clay Folger Jr. was born in New York City to Henry Clay Folger Sr. of Nantucket, Massachusetts and Eliza Jane (Clark) Folger of New York, the oldest of their eight children. He was a first cousin six times removed of Benjamin Franklin and a nephew of J. A. Folger, the founder of Folger is descendant of Peter Foulger and Mary Morrill : Henry Clay Folger, 18 June , New York City.


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Clay (left) and Congressman Henry Wise control the strings of the toy puppet of candidate William Henry Harrison. Such perceptions later angered president-elect Harrison, but Harrison’s death after only a month in office brought Vice President John Tyler, an expected Clay ally, into the executive chair/5(5).

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Hanover co., Va. Early Career His father died when he was four years old, and Clay's formal schooling was limited to three years. His stepfather secured () for him a clerk's position in the Virginia high court of chancery. There he gained the regard of George Wythe, who directed his reading.

One inherent problem with a book such as "Heirs of the Founders" is that it focuses on the lives of three different men--Daniel Webster, Henry Clay and John C. Calhoun. It is difficult enough to compile a biography of one individual in less than pages, but Brands tells the reader about these three men in only pages of text/5().

Book an appointment online with The Salon at Henry Clay in Lexington, Kentucky5/5(). Henry Clay () was a statesman who represented Kentucky in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate and served as the 9th Secretary of State. He helped found the Whig Party. Henry Clay Sr. (Ap – J ) was an American attorney and statesman who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and was the seventh House speaker and the ninth secretary of received electoral votes for president in the, and presidential elections.

He also helped found both the National Republican Party and the Whig Children: 11, including Thomas, Henry, James, John. But the book lacks enough detail about Henry Clay himself, to better illustrate his strengths (e.g., as It's a tough task to fit the extremely varied and full life of Henry Clay into pages, and Unger does particularly well in painting the contentious political landscape of the era, including several crisp bios of other important /5.

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A distinguished political leader whose influence extended across both houses of Congress and to the White House, Henry Clay Sr. was born on Apin Hanover County, : Henry Clay Fish has 38 books on Goodreads with ratings.

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People Projects Discussions Surnames. By our lights, Henry Clay () was a bundle of contradictions. He was adamant about his right to own slaves, for instance, but he was just as adamant that slavery was wrong.

He was also a strong advocate of the precedence of the Union over states’ rights, even as he argued against the expansion of the Union through conquest during the Author: Harlow Giles Unger. The Papers of Henry Clay: Secretary of StateVolume 5 The Life and Speeches of the Hon.

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Clay's Farewell Speech in the Senate of the United States. San Francisco Book Review, 10/1/15 “A very well researched book. [Unger] casts a fair light on the statesman, showing his highs and lows.

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