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Henry Clay

Politician (12-Apr-1777 — 29-Jun-1852)


Lindsey Apple. The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch. University Press of Kentucky. 2011. 364pp.

Maurice G. Baxter. Henry Clay: The Lawyer. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky. 2000. 141pp.

Maurice G. Baxter. Henry Clay and the American System. University Press of Kentucky. 2004. 276pp.

Glyndon G. Van Deusen. The Life of Henry Clay. Boston, MA: Little, Brown & Co.. 1937. 448pp.

Clement Eaton. Henry Clay and the Art of American Politics. Boston: Little Brown & Company. 1965.

Edgar Dewitt Jones. The Influence of Henry Clay Upon Abraham Lincoln. Lexington, KY: The Henry Clay Foundation. 1952.

Bernard Mayo. Henry Clay: Spokesman of the New West. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1937. 570pp.

Booth Mooney. Mr. Speaker: Four Men Who Shaped the U.S. House of Representatives: Henry Clay, Thomas Reed, Joseph Cannon, Sam Rayburn. Chicago, IL: Follet. 1964.

Merrill D. Peterson. The Great Triumvirate: Webster, Clay and Calhoun. Oxford University Press. 1987. 573pp.

George D. Prentice. Biography of Henry Clay. Hartford, CT: Samuel Hammer, Jr. & John Jay Phelps. 1831. 304pp.

Robert V. Remini. Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union. New York: W. W. Norton. 1991. 818pp.

Robert V. Remini. At the Edge of the Precipice: Henry Clay and the Compromise That Saved the Union. New York: Basic Books. 2010. 184pp.

Joseph M. Rogers. The True Henry Clay. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company. 1904.

Carl Schurz. Henry Clay. Boston & New York: Houghton. 1899. (2 vols.) 384pp. + 473pp.

Harry L. Watson. Andrew Jackson vs. Henry Clay: Democracy and Development in Antebellum America. Bedford / St. Martin's Press. 1998. 283pp.


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  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.209)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.318)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.206)

  10. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.148)

  11. American Authors 1600-1900 (p.157)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.210)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.137)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.114)

  15. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.125)

  16. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.169)

  17. Legends in Their Own Time (p.50)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.169)

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