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Snow-storm in August

Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835
Morley, Jefferson (Book - 2012)
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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.
Authors: Morley, Jefferson
Title: Snow-storm in August
Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the forgotten race riot of 1835
Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xii, 334 p. :,ill., map ;,25 cm
Notes: Map on endpapers
Summary: 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.
ISBN: 0385533373
9780385533379
Statement of Responsibility: Jefferson Morley
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-319) and index
Subject Headings: Washington (D.C.) History 19th century Washington (D.C.) Race relations History 19th century Trials (Attempted murder) Washington (D.C.) Slavery Washington (D.C.) History 19th century Free African Americans Washington (D.C.) History 19th century Race riots Washington (D.C.) History 19th century Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau, 1775?-1865 Bowen, Arthur, b. 1817? Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843
Topical Term: Trials (Attempted murder)
Slavery
Free African Americans
Race riots
LCCN: 2011042032
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