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Wirt, William 1772-1834

Overview
Works: 329 works in 982 publications in 2 languages and 15,149 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Sources  Records and correspondence  Trials, litigation, etc  Treaties  Archives  Portraits  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Correspondent
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Most widely held works about William Wirt
 
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Most widely held works by William Wirt
Sketches of the life and character of Patrick Henry by William Wirt( Book )

146 editions published between 1817 and 2012 in English and German and held by 3,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five novels that follow the adventures of Mandie, a girl growing up in North Carolina around the turn of the twentieth century, who enlists her good friends Joe and Celia in helping her solve mysteries
The letters of the British spy : to which is prefixed a biographical sketch of the author by William Wirt( Book )

92 editions published between 1803 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old bachelor by William Wirt( Book )

39 editions published between 1814 and 2012 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two principal arguments of William Wirt, Esquire, on the trial of Aaron Burr, for high treason, and on the motion to commit Aaron Burr and others, for trial in Kentucky by William Wirt( Book )

24 editions published between 1808 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opinion on the right of the State of Georgia to extend her laws over the Cherokee Nation by William Wirt( )

12 editions published between 1830 and 1979 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Wirt, attorney for the Cherokee Nation and U.S. Attorney General (1817-1829), sets forth an argument for the right of the Cherokees to their lands east of the Mississippi River and against the extension of the laws of Georgia over the Cherokee territory. Wirt outlines the history of negotiations between the U.S. and the Cherokee Nation to establish the fact that the Cherokee Nation is a sovereign state with its own laws and that it is not within the jurisdiction of the State of Georgia. Wirt goes on to say that Georgia's actions are unconstitutional and in violation of solemn treaties made by the United States
Sketches, essays and translations by Francis Walker Gilmer( Book )

10 editions published in 1828 in English and Undetermined and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Illinois, from 1778-1833 : and life and times of Ninian Edwards by Ninian Wirt Edwards( Book )

6 editions published in 1870 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An address delivered before the Peithessophian and Philoclean societies of Rutgers college by William Wirt( )

15 editions published between 1830 and 2000 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attorney General of the U.S. and Attorney of the U.S. for the Territory of Arkansas by Samuel C Roane( )

5 editions published in 1830 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of the British spy : originally published in the Virginia Argus, in August and September, 1803 by William Wirt( Book )

16 editions published between 1803 and 1967 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and character of Patrick Henry by William Wirt( Book )

20 editions published between 1817 and 2011 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though the author's former boss, Thomas Jefferson, filed this 1816 biography under "fiction," there's no denying this book's influence--it's the first record of patriotic orator Patrick Henry's (1736-1799) "Give me liberty or give me death" speech. Wirt based this life story on eyewitness testimony, and includes speeches unpublished during Henry's lifetime
The Rainbow. originally published in the Richmond Enquirer( Book )

10 editions published between 1804 and 1966 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays written by an association of gentlemen, of whom William Wirt was one. No more published
Celebration in Baltimore of the triumph of liberty in France with the address delivered on that occasion, by Wm. Wirt, on Monday, October 25, 1830 by Baltimore (Md.)( )

6 editions published between 1830 and 2009 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British spy, or, Letters to a member of the British Parliament : written during a tour through the United States by William Wirt( Book )

9 editions published between 1804 and 2012 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Illinois, From 1778 to 1833; And Life and Times of Ninian Edwards, by His Son, Ninian W. Edwards by Ninian Wirt Edwards( )

8 editions published between 1870 and 2000 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Patrick Henry by William Wirt( Book )

13 editions published between 1817 and 2012 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oration delivered in Richmond on the Fourth of July, 1800 ; the anniversary of American independence by William Wirt( )

9 editions published in 1800 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The old bachelor
Alternative Names
William Wirt Amerikaans advocaat (1772-1834)

William Wirt amerikansk advokat

William Wirt politicien américain

William Wirt politico statunitense

William Wirt United States Attorney General

William Wirt US-amerikanischer Jurist, Politiker, Justizminister der Vereinigten Staaten (1817–1829)

Young Englishman of rank

Young Englishman of rank 1772-1834

Вирт, Уильям

Вільям Вірт

Уільям Вірт

وليام ويرت سياسي أمريكي

ウィリアム・ワート

威廉·沃特

Languages
English (623)

German (1)

Covers
The letters of the British spy : to which is prefixed a biographical sketch of the authorThe old bachelorAdopted son : the life, wit & wisdom of William Wirt, 1772-1834