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Rufus King

American Federalist

Robert Ernst

Copyright 1968
University of North Carolina Press

This is the first full-length biography of Rufus King. It emphasizes politics and diplomacy but also presents a well-rounded appraisal of King's personality, outlook, and interests. Many little-known facets of King's life are illuminated, including his relationship to the Burr-Hamilton duel.

Originally published in 1968.

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