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Henry Clay the lawyer

by Maurice G. Baxter

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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.,
    • Lawyers -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [129]-133) and index.

      StatementMaurice G. Baxter.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF368.C575 B39 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 141 p. ;
      Number of Pages141
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL41154M
      ISBN 100813121477
      LC Control Number99032612

      Henry Clay Folger, American lawyer and business executive who is chiefly remembered as the founder of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. Henry’s father of the same name was a ninth-generation descendant of the Nantucket settler . Henry Clay the Lawyer demonstrates a unique command of American politics and law during a crucially formative period of the nation's history. We are all in Baxter's debt for lifting Henry Clay the lawyer from under the bushel of Clay the politician Kermit L. Hall" -- Kermit L. Hall.

        Henry Clay, c. Photo: Library of Congress. To this day, he is considered one of the most influential politicians in U.S. history. Author: Gilbert King. Though he was best known as a politician, Henry Clay () maintained an active legal practice for more than fifty years. He was a leading contributor both to the early development of the U.S. legal system and to the interaction between law and politics in pre-Civil War America. During the years of Clay's practice, modern American law was taking shape, building on the Author: Maurice G. Baxter.

        Henry Turner is a Civil Rights Attorney in Chapel Hill, NC. Click Henry's profile to discover their Avvo Rating, write a review, and read professional endorsements.5/5(2). Henry Clay Alexander, American lawyer, banker. Recipient Presidential Citation, Medal for Merit. Vice president trustee, Presbyterian Hospital City of New York Trustee Metropolitan Museum Art; vice president board trust Vanderbilt University; trustee Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Walter and Lucie Rosen Foundation, United States Churchill Foundation.


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Henry Clay the lawyer by Maurice G. Baxter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Henry Clay the Lawyer demonstrates a unique command of American politics and law during a crucially formative period of the nation's history. We are all in Baxter's debt for lifting Henry Clay the lawyer from under the bushel of Clay the politician."―Kermit L.

HallAuthor: Maurice G. Baxter. Henry Clay, (), is a name many of us somewhat recognize from 19th Century U.S. politics. He was The Great Compromiser; the mastermind behind both The Compromise of and ofboth of which avoided a national calamity.4/5(). Henry Clay, –, American statesman, b. Hanover co., Va.

Early Career His father died when he was four years old, and Clay's formal schooling was limited to three years. His stepfather secured () for him a clerk's position in the Virginia high court of chancery. There he gained the regard of George Wythe, who directed his reading.

Featuring an inimitable supporting cast including Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and Abraham Lincoln, Henry Clay is beautifully written and replete with fresh anecdotes and insights. Horse trader and risk taker, arm twister and joke teller, Henry Clay was the consummate politician who gave ground, made deals, and changed the lives of by: Though he was best known as a politician, Henry Clay () maintained an active legal practice for more than fifty years.

He was a leading contributor both to the early development of the U.S. legal system and to the interaction between law and politics in pre-Civil War America. Henry Clay was a 19th-century U.S.

politician who served in Congress and as secretary of state under President John Quincy :   Henry Clay the Lawyer demonstrates a unique command of American politics and law during a crucially formative period of the nation's history.

We are all in Baxter's debt for lifting Henry Clay the lawyer from under the bushel of Clay the politician." — Kermit L. HallPages: Henry Clay, "the Star of the West" and important 19th-century political figure, began his law practice in this small brick building.

The one-story office was built by Clay in and measures a mere 20 by 22 feet. Born in Hanover County, Virginia, inHenry Clay grew up hearing orators such as.

Henry Clay, American statesman, U.S. congressman (–14, –21, –25), and U.S. senator (–07, –11, –42, –52) who was noted for his American System (which integrated a national bank, the tariff, and internal improvements to promote economic stability and prosperity) and was a. Clay’s legacy was a curse as well as a blessing, and the family had its share of problems.

Many of Clay’s descendants struggled with depression, alcoholism, or mental illness. Two of his sons. Henry Clay the lawyer.

Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, © (OCoLC) Online version: Baxter, Maurice G. (Maurice Glen), Henry Clay the lawyer.

Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Henry Clay; Henry Clay; Henry Clay, Politiker. Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book. Henry Clay the lawyer by Topics Clay, Henry,Lawyers -- United States -- Biography., United States -- Politics and government -- Publisher Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on Aug SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   San Francisco Book Review, 10/1/15 “A very well researched book.

[Unger] casts a fair light on the statesman, showing his highs and lows. There is no partiality on the subject A balanced biography. The author's work is sublime.” Praise for Brand: Hachette Books. Get this from a library. Henry Clay the lawyer.

[Maurice G Baxter] -- Though he was best known as a politician, Henry Clay () maintained an active legal practice for more than fifty years. He was a leading contributor both to the early development of the U.S. Westerner Henry Clay, plain-looking, tall and thin, started out a believer in small government but quickly became a supporter of federal power if it helped preserve the : Marjoleine Kars.

By our lights, Henry Clay () was a bundle of contradictions. He was adamant about his right to own slaves, for instance, but he was just as adamant that slavery was wrong. He was also a strong advocate of the precedence of the Union over states’ rights, even as he argued against the expansion of the Union through conquest during the Author: Harlow Giles Unger.

Henry Clay () is best known in American history for being a politician, but like many politicians, he was first a lawyer. What especially distinguishes him in the legal field is the illustrious 50+ years he spent actively practicing law and consequently playing a major role in shaping the modern American legal system.

Clay's legal foundation was established by his. In a critical and little-known chapter of early American history, author Harlow Giles Unger tells how a fearless young Kentucky lawyer threw open the doors of Congress during the nation's formative years and prevented dissolution of the infant American only freshman congressman ever elected Speaker of the House, Henry Clay brought an arsenal of rhetorical weapons to.

Henry Clay's Lexington by Burton Milward, Jr. Description. Burton Milward Jr.’s new book is like reading a 19th-century gossip column, full of judgments that turned out to be dead wrong, shortsighted comments, nasty observations, and at least one vendetta — a lot like : $   Among Clay’s greatest assets was his congeniality, David S.

Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler explain in their thorough if conventional biography, “Henry Clay: The Essential American.”Author: Andrew Cayton. Henry Clay. Henry Clay Sr.

was an American lawyer and planter, statesman, and skilled orator who represented Kentucky in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives.Henry Clay was appointed Secretary of State by President John Quincy Adams on March 7, Clay entered his duties on the same day and served until March 3, Famous as the “Great Pacificator” for his contributions to domestic policy, he emphasized economic development in his diplomacy.

Clay was born in Hanover County, Virginia.Henry Watkins of Henrico County by Jane McMurtry Allen. Gateway Press, Inc. Baltimore, One of two good resources on the family of Henry Clay’s stepfather Henry Watkins (who was not the one in the book title). Some Watkins Families of Virginia and their Kin by John Hale Stutesman.

Gateway Press, Inc. Baltimore, the other good.