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The Great American Gentleman: William Byrd of Westover in Virginia, His Secret Diary for the Years 1709-1712
The Great American Gentleman William Byrd of Westover in Virginia His Secret Diary for the Years 1709-1712
Author: Edited by: Louis B. Wright and Marion Tinling
William Byrd II (1674-1744), ancestor of the present senator and the late Admiral, was one of the greatest early Americans. The discovery of his secret diaries caused critics to hail him as "the American Pepys," and with reason. These diaries of the life of a great gentleman in colonial America reveal Byrd as a vigorous, headstrong, yet sensitiv...  more »
ISBN: 19398
Pages: 249
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Publisher: Capricorn Books: G. P. Putnam's Sons: New York
Book Type: Paperback
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