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Author Leepson, Marc, 1945-

Title What so proudly we hailed : Francis Scott Key, a life / Marc Leepson.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  B KEY    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xiii, 234 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-227) and index.
Contents A family of lawyers -- Annapolis, Frederick Town, and George Town -- Nil desperandum -- Piety and patriotism -- A citizen of the highest respectability -- A beautiful and animating effusion -- A useless, pernicious, dangerous portion of the population -- A class of very dangerous people -- A stormy tumult of feeling -- A vigorous and well- cultivated intellect -- A friend of peace -- A particular friend of the president -- A rank Jackson man -- The prosecutor -- Minister to Alabama -- An incorruptible patriot -- An alarming state of disorder -- A friend of men of color -- Epilogue: one of the best men that ever lived.
Subject Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843.
Poets, American -- 19th century -- Biography.
United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Biography.
Star-spangled banner (Song)
Patriotic poetry, American -- Authorship.
ISBN 9781137278289 (hardback)
1137278285 (hardback)
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