John Randolph : a biography /

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Main Author: Adams, Henry, 1838-1918.
Other Authors: McColley, Robert.
Format: Book
Published:Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c1996.
Series:American history through literature.
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Main Author:Adams, Henry, 1838-1918.

This work, originally written in 1882, provides a biography of John Randolph, a prominent figure in American national politics in the early 1800s. Presenting relevant letters by Randolph, the book covers his relations with the Jeffersonians and Jacksonians.

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Physical Description:x, 218 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-203) and index.
ISBN:156324652X (alk. paper)
9781563246524 (alk. paper)
1563246538 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781563246531 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Author Notes:

Henry Adams was born in Boston, Massachusetts on February 16, 1838, the son of American diplomat Charles Francis Adams and grandson of President John Quincy Adams. Educated at Harvard University, he worked in Washington, D.C., as his father's secretary before embarking on a career in journalism and later in teaching. A prominent American historian, he wrote several important historical works. His works include The Education of Henry Adams, Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres, Esther: A Novel, and Democracy: An American Novel. He died on March 27, 1918 at the age of 80.

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