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Revolutionary brothers, Thomas Jefferson, the Marquis de Lafayette, and the friendship that helped forge two nations, Tom Chaffin - hardcover

In a narrative both panoramic and intimate, Chaffin captures the four-decade friendship of Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette
Table Of Contents
The road rises, 1743- -- La Victoire -- "My heart was enlisted" -- "Beyond the reach of pursuers" -- The pursuit of happiness -- To Philadelphia -- City Tavern -- Converging paths, 1778- -- "To learn, and not to Teach" -- Renown -- Soldier's Friend -- Stargazer -- "No One Better Situated" -- À Hunting with the King -- Burdens Wrong to Decline -- Blast Like an Earthquake -- In Common Cause, 1781- -- The Latitude of His plans -- Flattered by the command -- A Rumors gone abroad -- The Enemy at Monticello -- A Good School for Me -- To Do Some Very Good Things -- Yorktown -- Taps -- Parisiens, 1782- -- More Mortification Than Any of My Life -- Your Name Here Is Held in Veneration -- Paris autumn -- All the gratitude which this country can render -- Diplomats -- Te deum -- The Patriarch of Passy -- Holy Roman Empire -- Hôtel de Langeac -- England -- Historical scenes -- No rose without its thorn
Literary Form
non fiction
First edition.
Physical Description
x, 529 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates, illustrations, portraits, map, 25 cm

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