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  • 39. Episode 39: James Duane

    25:44
    On this episode, Steve and Cody discuss James Duane, the blueblood post-Revolution Mayor of New York City.Podcast to recommend: The Explorers (https://explorerspodcast.com/)SourcesAlexander, Edward. Revolutionary Conservative: James Duane of New York. New York City, NY: AMS Press, 1978.Burrows, Edwin G. and Wallace, Mike. Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898. New York City, NY: Oxford U. Press, 1999.Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789, ed. Worthington C. Ford et al. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1905.United States Congress. “James Duane.” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. <https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/D000508>. Retrieved 2 Jul 2024.See pinned tweet for general sources

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  • 38. Episode 38: Richard Henry Lee

    46:32
    On this episode, Steve and Cody follow up on the special episode on the Lee Resolution from a year ago and discuss its author, the six-fingered Senator, Richard Henry Lee.Podcast to recommend: The Civil War & Reconstruction (https://civilwarpodcast.org/)SourcesJournals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789, ed. Worthington C. Ford et al. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1905.McGaughy, J. Kent. Richard Henry Lee of Virginia: A portrait of an American Revolutionary. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004.Unger, Harlow Giles. First Founding Father: Richard Henry Lee and the Call for Independence. New York City, NY: Da Capo Press, 2017.United States Congress. “Richard Henry Lee.” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. <https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/L000201>. Retrieved 18 Jun 2024.See pinned tweet for general sources
  • 37. Episode 37: William Henry Drayton

    19:15
    On this episode, Steve and Cody discuss Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, six time Grammy nominee, and lovelorn reality TV subject, William Drayton…wait, no, that’s not right…Podcast to recommend: The Almost Forgotten (http://almostforgotten.squarespace.com/)SourcesDabney, William M. and Marion Dargan. William Henry Drayton and the American Revolution. Albuquerque, NM: U. of New Mexico Press, 1962.Krawczynski, Keith. William Henry Drayton: South Carolina Revolutionary Patriot. Baton Rouge, LA: LSU Press, 2001.“William Henry Drayton.” National Park Service. 27 Dec 2019. <https://www.nps.gov/people/william-henry-drayton.htm>. Retrieved 4 Jun 2024.See pinned tweet for general sources
  • 36. Episode 36: John Dickinson

    01:00:40
    On this episode, Steve and Cody discuss the “Penman of the Revolution,” John Dickinson.Podcast to recommend: Age of Napoleon (https://ageofnapoleon.com/)SourcesCalvert, Jane E. “Liberty Without Tumult: Understanding the Politics of John Dickinson.” The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, vol. 131. Philadelphia, PA: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 2007.Dickinson, John. Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania. Delaware Department of Historical and Cultural Affairs. <https://history.delaware.gov/john-dickinson-plantation/dickinsonletters/pennsylvania-farmer-letters/>. Retrieved 20 May 2024.Flower, Milton E. John Dickinson: Conservative Revolutionary. Charlottesville, VA: U. of Virginia Press, 1983.Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789, ed. Worthington C. Ford et al. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1905.Murchison, William. The Cost of Liberty: The Life of John Dickinson. Washington, DC: Regency Gateway, 2013.United States Congress. “John Dickinson.” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. <https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/D000321>. Retrieved 20 May 2024.Wright Jr., Robert K., and MacGregor Jr., Morris J. Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. Washington, DC: United States Army Center of Military History, 1987.
  • 35. Episode 35: Silas Deane

    37:34
    On this episode, Steve and Cody discuss Silas Deane, America’s first diplomat.Podcast to recommend: Rejects and Revolutionaries (https://americanhistorypodcast.net/)SourcesCovart, Elizabeth M. “Silas Deane, Forgotten Patriot.” Journal of the American Revolution. 30 Jul 2014. <https://allthingsliberty.com/2014/07/silas-deane-forgotten-patriot/>. Retrieved 2 May 2024.Drury, David. “The Rise and Fall of Silas Deane, American Patriot.” Connecticut History. 2 Oct 2020. <https://connecticuthistory.org/the-rise-and-fall-of-silas-deane-american-patriot/>. Retrieved 2 May 2024.Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789, ed. Worthington C. Ford et al. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1905.Paul, Joel Richard. Unlikely Allies: How a Merchant, a Playwright, and a Spy Saved the American Revolution. New York City, NY: Riverhead Books, 2009.Van Vlack, Milton C. Silas Deane, Revolutionary War Diplomat and Politician. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2013.See pinned tweet for general sources
  • 34. Episode 34: John De Hart

    19:49
    On this episode, De Steve and De Cody discuss their second straight subject (and fourth overall) from Elizabeth, New Jersey, John De Hart.Podcast to recommend: Passed (https://shows.acast.com/passedpod)SourcesUnited States Congress. “John De Hart.” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. <https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/D000199>. Retrieved 23 Apr 2024.See pinned tweet for general sources
  • 33. Episode 33: Jonathan Dayton

    49:35
    On this episode, Cody and Steve bring the podcast home as they discuss the man whose name adorns the city that the show is recorded in, Jonathan Dayton.Sources“Brief History of Dayton.” City of Dayton, City Commission Office. <http://www.cityofdayton.org/cco/Pages/BriefHistory.aspx>. Retrieved 9 Apr 2024.Stewart, David O. “Burr, Ogden and Dayton: The Original Jersey Boys.” Smithsonian Magazine, 11 Aug 2011. <https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/burr-ogden-and-dayton-the-original-jersey-boys-51406588/>. Retrieved 9 Apr 2024.United States Congress. “Jonathan Dayton.” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. <https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/D000165>. Retrieved 9 Apr 2024.Wright Jr., Robert K., and MacGregor Jr., Morris J. Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. Washington, DC: United States Army Center of Military History, 1987.See pinned tweet for general sources