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Paul, Joel R
Unlikely allies : how a merchant, a playwright, and a spy saved the American Revolution / Joel Richard Paul
Alternate Title How a merchant, a playwright, and a spy saved the American Revolution
New York : Riverhead Books, 2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E279 .P38 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Secret service
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Participation, French
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1775-1783
Deane, Silas, 1737-1789
Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 1732-1799
Eon de Beaumont, Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée d', 1728-1810
Subject(s) Arms transfers -- United States -- History -- 18th century
Arms transfers -- France -- History -- 18th century
Saratoga Campaign, N.Y., 1777
Physical Description 405 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [384]-396) and index
Contents The merchant -- The playwright -- The spy -- Blackmail -- Figaro -- Ticonderoga -- The chevalier -- The chevalier's ghost -- The judge -- The Lord Mayor -- The foreign minister -- A secret liaison -- An improbable emissary -- The dinner party -- The Middle Temple conspiracy -- The bet -- The King must decide -- The British are watching -- The foreign minister winks -- The counterspy -- A tangled web -- The Declaration goes missing -- The French officers -- The saboteur -- Invisible ink -- Odd man out -- The Ohio Company -- Turtle's progress -- Madame d'Eon's Trousseau -- A little revenge -- Betrayed -- To oppose a torrent is madness -- Safety lies in silence -- The snuffbox -- The deceits of the human heart -- The cross

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