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The wisest council in the world : restoring the character sketches by William Pierce of Georgia of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 /

edited by John R. Vile.

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Names: Pierce, William, | Vile, John R.
Published: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 2015.
Topics: Legislators - United States - Biography. | Constitutional history - United States. | United States. Constitutional Convention (1787) - Biography. | United States. Constitution - Signers - Biography. | Pierce, William, 1740-1789. | RU ebook
Regions: United States - History - 1783-1815 - Biography. | United States - Politics and government - 1783-1789.
Genres: Electronic books.
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Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Background of the U.S. Constitutional Convention and the Role of Georgia and William Pierce Jr. in the Proceedings -- ch. 2 Important Biographical Facts about William Pierce Jr. -- ch. 3 Arrangement and General Objects of Attention of Pierce's Character Sketches -- ch. 4 Pierce's Analysis of the Delegates' Personal Qualities and Reputations -- ch. 5 Pierce's Analysis of the Delegates' Rhetorical Abilities -- ch. 6 Pierce's Analysis of Military and Public Service, Other Occupations, and Miscellaneous Matters -- ch. 7 Comparing Pierce's Descriptions with Those of a French Diplomat -- ch. 8 Comparing Pierce's Descriptions with Those of His Son -- CODA -- Appendix 1 William Pierce's Character Sketches of Delegates to the Federal Convention -- Appendix 2 French Minister's Sketches -- Appendix 3 Pierce's 1788 Fourth of July Oration.

Table of Contents for: The wisest council in the world : restor