Dunmore's New World: The Extraordinary Life of a Royal Governor in Revolutionary America--With Jacobites

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Dunmore's New World tells the stranger-than-fiction story of Lord Dunmore, the last royal governor of Virginia, whose long-neglected life boasts a measure of scandal and intrigue rare in the annals of the colonial world. Dunmore not only issued the first formal proclamation of emancipation in American history; he also undertook an unauthorized Indian war in the Ohio Valley, now known as Dunmore's War, that was instrumental in opening the Kentucky country to white settlement. In this entertaining biography, James Corbett ...

Dunmore's New World: The Extraordinary Life of a Royal Governor in Revolutionary America--With Jacobites 2015, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813937649

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Dunmore's New World: The Extraordinary Life of a Royal Governor in Revolutionary America--With Jacobites, Counterfeiters, Land Schemes, Shipwrecks, Scalping, Indian Politics, Runaway Slaves, and Two Illegal Royal Weddings 2013, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813934242

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