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Evils of Necessity: Robert Goodloe Harper and the Moral Dilemma of Slavery:  Transactions, American Philosophical Society (vol. 87, part 1)

 
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By Eric R. Papenfuse (au)
Year: 1997
Pages: 160
Binding Paperback
ISBN 871698714

Product Code: 1422373770

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Robert Goodloe Harper (1765-1825), a prominent attorney & U.S. Congressman from S. Carolina & Maryland, was one of the most influential Federalists of the early national period. The South’s leading proponent of the Jay Treaty, a framer of the Sedition Act, the powerful chairman of the House Ways & Means Comm., a dogged supported of Aaron Burr, an outspoken counsel for John Pickering & Samuel Chase, & 2-time failed V.P. candidate, Harper is traditionally remembered as an extreme example of unthinking, reactionary conservatism in an era of intense partisanship & bitter sectional conflict. In this revisionist account, Papenfuse reinterprets Harper’s political philosophy in light of his personal struggle with the moral dilemma of slavery. Illustrations.

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