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Author Unger, Harlow G., 1931-

Title John Hancock : merchant king and American patriot / Harlow Giles Unger.

Imprint New York : John Wiley & Sons, c2000.

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Hancock,J UNG    Available
Description xvi, 383 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-363) and index.
Contents The boy on beacon hill (1737-1750) -- The merchant king (1724-1750) -- The merchant prince (1750-1764) -- Of stamps and taxes (1764-1765) -- "Mad rant and porterly reviling" (1765) -- A hero by circumstance (1765-1768) -- "Idol of the mob" (1768-1770) -- "Tea in a trice" (1770-1773) -- High treason (1774-1775) -- President of Congress (1775-1776) -- Founding father (1776) -- President of the United States (1776-1777) -- A model major general (1777-1780) -- His excellency the governor (1780-1785) -- Hancock! Hancock! Even to the end (1785-1793) -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Selected bibliography of principal sources -- Index.
Subject Hancock, John, 1737-1793.
United States. Declaration of Independence -- Signers -- Biography.
United States. Continental Congress -- Presidents -- Biography.
Statesmen -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
ISBN 0471332097 (alk. paper)

 
    
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