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Author Denham, James M., author

Title Florida founder William P. DuVal : frontier bon vivant / James M. Denham
Published Columbia, South Carolina : University of South Carolina Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations, map
Contents Scion of the Old Dominion -- Soldier and war hawk politician -- Judge and governor -- Founder of the Florida Territory -- Neamathla and a new territorial capital -- A "corrupt bargain" and a new home in Florida -- Trials, tribulations, and "left-handed justice" -- "I have health, activity, good spirits, and a small share of perserverity" -- "Harassed by the persecution of their neighbors" -- Storm clouds on the horizon -- "I intend to examine...your relation to the president" -- Nullifying an election -- "I shall return very poor to Kentucky" -- "Do all you can for Texas" -- Canals, banks, and a constitutional convention -- Faith bonds, division, depression, and a plague -- "Tyler too," Washington intrigue, and St. Augustine -- State of Texas, State of Florida -- "I will not be the cause of disunion in our ranks" -- Gone to Texas, gone to Washington
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Duval, William Pope, 1784-1854.
Governors -- Florida -- Biography.
Florida -- Biography.
Florida -- Politics and government -- 1821-1865.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1611174678 (electronic bk)
9781611174670 (electronic bk)