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Snow-storm in August : Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the forgotten race riot of 1835 / Jefferson Morley.

Snow-storm in August : Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the forgotten race riot of 1835

Morley, Jefferson. (Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385533379 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0385533373 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: xii, 334 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, c2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Map on endpapers.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-319) and index.
Summary, etc.:
Portrays how the 19th century struggle against slavery erupted in Washington DC, thrusting the ambitious District Attorney Francis Scott Key into a uniquely American battle for justice.
Subject: Washington (D.C.) > Race relations > History > 19th century.
Race riots > Washington (D.C.) > History > 19th century.
Free African Americans > Washington (D.C.) > History > 19th century.
Slavery > Washington (D.C.) > History > 19th century.
Trials (Attempted murder) > Washington (D.C.)
Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843.
Bowen, Arthur, b. 1817?
Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau, 1775?-1865.
Washington (D.C.) > History > 19th century.
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