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The life of Elbridge Gerry

With contemporary letters. To the close of the American revolution.

by James Trecothick Austin

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Published by Wells and Lilly in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gerry, Elbridge, -- 1744-1814

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 20183.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13557229M
    OCLC/WorldCa10986902

      Elbridge Gerry (center) can be seen in the mural of the members of the Constitutional Convention hanging in the Rotunda of the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C. On Septem after the members had gone over the final draft, Edmund Randolph, Mason, and Gerry spoke in opposition to the proposed constitution. Elbridge Gerry (J – Novem ) was an American statesman and diplomat. He is the only signer of the Declaration of Independence who is buried in Washington, DC.

      The “Gerry” in Gerrymandering. J J by jessiekratz, posted in Uncategorized. Today’s post comes from James Worsham, editor of publications for the National Archives. A bust of Elbridge Gerry by Herbert Samuel Adams, U.S. Senate collection. Gerry retired from public life after two terms in the House, but it was. Early life. Elbridge Gerry was born on J , in Marblehead, father, Thomas Gerry, was a merchant operating ships out of Marblehead, and his mother, Elizabeth (Greenleaf) Gerry, was the daughter of a successful Boston merchant. Gerry's first name came from John Elbridge, one of his mother's ancestors. Gerry's parents had eleven children in all, Born: Elbridge Thomas Gerry, J , .

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The life of Elbridge Gerry by James Trecothick Austin Download PDF EPUB FB2

The life of the fifth vice-president of the United States, Elbridge Gerry. Written shortly after his death inthis two volume work extensively utilizes the official letters of a myriad of personages of the early Republic through its Revolution and early years like John and Samuel Adams, John Marshall, and Thomas Jefferson as well as the main actor, Elbridge : James Austin.

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To Author: James Trecothick Austin. The Life of Elbridge Gerry book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.2/5(1). The Life of Elbridge Gerry: To the close of the American Revolution Volume 1 of The Life of Elbridge Gerry: With Contemporary Letters, James Trecothick Austin: Author: James Trecothick Austin: Illustrated by: John Vanderlyn, James Barton Longacre: Contributor: Wells and Lilly: Publisher: Wells and Lilly, Original from: Harvard University.

Life and family. Brooks was born on Ap in Lowell, Massachusetts, the son of Universalist minister Elbridge Gerry Brooks and Martha Fowle (Monroe) was raised in Bath, Maine, Lynn, Massachusetts and New York City, where his father served in various was educated in the public schools of Lynn and New York and entered the Free Born: ApLowell, Massachusetts.

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Austin, James Trecothick, Life of Elbridge Gerry. Boston, Wells and Lilly. The Life of Elbridge Gerry: With Contemporary Letters.

To the Close of the American Revolution, Volume 2. James Trecothick Austin. Wells and Lilly, - Statesmen - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Dowling, Shelley L. Elbridge Thomas Gerry: An Exceptional Life in Gilded Gotham.

xix, pp. b&w illustrations. Clark, NJ: Talbot Publishing an imprint of The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ISBN ISBN Hardcover. New. * Winner of the American Association of Law Libraries' Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award. The life of Elbridge Gerry.

[James Trecothick Austin] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>, bgn:Microform\/a>. Papers:approximately pages. Includes extensive correspondence between Elbridge Gerry and others.

There is some correspondence with Elbridge Gerry and his wife, Ann Thompson Gerry, comparing social life in Philadelphia with New York, his position against the new Constitution, the Federal Convention, gossip of the capital [Philadelphia], and.

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Free lesson — Elbridge Gerry () Elbridge Gerry is remembered today for his controversial attempt as governor to draw congressional districts in Massachusetts to the advantage of his party.

Indeed, “gerrymandering” is a common political tactic today and undeniably part of Gerry’s legacy. But Gerry was more than a cunning politician. Elbridge Gerry Helped Inspire Bill of Rights in His Opposition to the Constitution SummerVol.

38, No. 2 By Greg Bradsher Elbridge Gerry (center) can be seen in the mural of the members of the Constitutional Convention hanging in the Rotunda of the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C. The Century Book of the American Colonies; the Story of the Pilgrimage of a Party of Young People to the Sites of the Earliest American Colonies () (Google Books e-text) Biography.

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He is chiefly remembered as an author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction for children, much of it on historical or patriotic subjects.

His byline for most of his writing was Elbridge S. was born on Ap in Lowell, Massachusetts, the son of Universalist minister Elbridge Gerry Brooks and Martha Fowle (Monroe) : Elbridge Gerry (), American patriot and statesman, signed the Declaration of Independence and was vice president under James Madison.

Elbridge Gerry was one of 12 children born to Thomas and Elizabeth Gerry. Little is known of his youth, from his birth on Jin Marblehead, Mass., to his entrance to Harvard College.

Elbridge Gerry, the wealthy Massachusetts politician who refused to sign the final draft of the Constitution, is often pegged as a rabid Anti-Federalist and an inconsistent policy advocate. This laudatory biography shows that, on the contrary, he played a key role in effecting compromises during the Constitutional Convention and even during the ratification fight.

Gerry agreed and served in that office, until he died in On many occasions, Elbridge Gerry took the path with the most resistance, the path of principle, risk and sacrifice. He lived a long and prosperous life.

Yet, on so many occasions, his business career, his political career, indeed, his life itself, could have been snatched from him.

It was at that time that Elbridge Gerry, Jr., son of the distinguished statesman who had just assumed the Vice Presidency of the United States, deposited novels of Scott and Maria Edgeworth in his traveling bag, and set forth on horse-back with the gayety of youth on a journey in search of health that was to lead him over the Eastern mountains.

But Gerry was also a “a nervous, birdlike little person,” wrote biographer George Athan Billias in his book, Elbridge Gerry: Founding Father and Republican Statesman.

He stammered and had.Hardcover. First edition. Two volumes. Published a year apart.pp. Quarter muslin and paper covered boards with printed spine label.

Volume one: older gift inscription, tear to front fly, and front board in imminent danger of detaching, small splits and tears, and modest loss, mostly to the spine; Volume two: small splits and tears, and modest loss, mostly to the spine, a near .