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A Gentleman as Well as a Whig: Caesar Rodney and the American Revolution Jane Scott

A Gentleman as Well as a Whig: Caesar Rodney and the American Revolution

Jane Scott

Published July 28th 2000
ISBN : 9780874137002
Hardcover
268 pages
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The people of Delaware were decidedly ambivalent in their support of the American Revolution, which, in Thomas Rodneys words, was caused by a handful of men and Presbyterians. Both Caesar Rodney and his hotheaded brother Thomas were among theMoreThe people of Delaware were decidedly ambivalent in their support of the American Revolution, which, in Thomas Rodneys words, was caused by a handful of men and Presbyterians. Both Caesar Rodney and his hotheaded brother Thomas were among the handful. Based on their letters and those of their associates, this book effectively draws the reader into the conflict as if it were happening today. Illustrated.