By Jayne E. Triber
Portraying the guy at the back of the parable, "A precise Republican" is going past the recognized "ride" to discover Paul Revere's higher function within the American Revolution, the evolution of his political proposal, and his transformation from progressive artisan to entrepreneur within the early republic. "The top complete biography we now have of Revere".--Gordon S. wooden, writer of "The Radicalism of the yank Revolution". thirteen illustrations.
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Cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Revere, Paul, 17351818. StatesmenMassachusetts Biography. MassachusettsBiography. United States HistoryRevolution, 17751783Biography. Title. 4'03'092dc21 [b]97-32621 CIP British Library Cataloguing in Publication data are available. Page v Contents List of Illustrations vii Acknowledgements ix Introduction 1 Chapter One Clark's Wharf 7 Chapter Two An Artisan and a Freemason 21 Chapter Three The Political Awakening of Paul Revere 37 Chapter Four A Son of Liberty 55 Chapter Five "My Worthy Friend Revere" 73 Chapter Six "Mr.
39 Paul Revere Sr. may have thought that Dr. Mayhew's notions about submission to rightful authority were dangerous ideas for a fifteen-year-old boy. They would be no less dangerous when Paul Revere Jr. grew up and thought even more deeply about the rights of colonial Englishmen. Page 21 Chapter Two An Artisan and a Freemason At nineteen, Paul Revere was nearing the end of his apprenticeship and entering manhood when his father died on July 22, 1754. " His father's death left Paul in an awkward situation.
Trade card of Paul Revere and Son, c. 1796-1803 165 10. Saint-Memin mezzotint of Paul Revere, c. 1800 180 11. Pen-and-ink sketch of Paul Revere's mill property and dwelling house in Canton 183 12. Stuart portrait of Rachel Revere, 1813 195 13. Stuart portrait of Paul Revere, 1813 195 Page ix Acknowledgments Growing up in Revere, Massachusetts, I have been aware of Paul Revere almost from the beginning, but it was not until I worked at the Paul Revere House in the summer of 1976 that I was introduced to his life and the possibility of history as a career.
A true Republican: the life of Paul Revere by Jayne E. Triber