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Richard Beale Davis Introduction

Identifier: MS-0716

Richard Beale Davis wrote this introduction for the 1970 edition of William Wirt's Letters of the British Spy. In it, he discusses each of the ten letters in detail, places them in the context of Wirt's early 19th century Virginia, and examines how they were received when they were first published in the Virginia Argus in 1803.

Dates: circa 1970

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  • Subject: Authors, American -- Southern States. X
  • Subject: Virginia -- History -- 1775-1865. X