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Harper: Speech of Robert Goodloe Harper, Esq. at the Celebration of the Recent Triumphs of the Cause of Mankind, in Germany, delivered at Annapolis (Maryland) January 20th, 1814

Harper, Robert Goodloe, Esq.

Verlag: Oliver Steele New Haven, CT 1814, 1814
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59 pp. 14 x 23 cm. Paper booklet, quite browned. Illegible pencil notes on bottom of pp. 32-33. Fair. Harper (1765-1825) was a Congressman from South Carolina, then moved to Baltimore in about 1800, where he practiced law. He served in the War of 1812, attaining the rank of Major General. This speech celebrates the Prussian victory over Bonaparte, but then goes into a lengthy discourse about how the debt of southern planters led eventually to the War of 1812 with Britain. He tells about the British attack on the frigate Chesapeake in 1807, looking for deserters, that emboldened the "war party" in the U.S. "The passions of honest zealots; the erroneous theories of visionary, but well-meaning politicians; the cupidity of such as are governed in their political conduct by pecuniary interest; the ambition of demagogues, more desirous of distinction than attached to principle; the weakness of honest party men, and the low prejudices and passions of the vulgar, were all enlisted in the cause.". Buchnummer des Verkäufers 7925

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Titel: Harper: Speech of Robert Goodloe Harper, Esq...

Verlag: Oliver Steele New Haven, CT 1814

Erscheinungsdatum: 1814

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