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The Royal Family of Concord Paula Robbins

The Royal Family of Concord

Paula Robbins

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ISBN : 9781401099701
Hardcover
424 pages
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The Royal Family of Concord chronicles the lives of the most important family in nineteenth century Concord. Squire Samuel Hoar was a lawyer and congressman- he and his son were founders of the anti-slavery Republican Party in Massachusetts. RockwoodMoreThe Royal Family of Concord chronicles the lives of the most important family in nineteenth century Concord. Squire Samuel Hoar was a lawyer and congressman- he and his son were founders of the anti-slavery Republican Party in Massachusetts. Rockwood Hoar was a judge, US Attorney General under Grant, and a congressman. His daughter, Elizabeth, was engaged to Charles, the brilliant younger brother of Ralph Waldo Emerson, who tragically died just before they were to wed. She became the ?sister, ? assistant, and muse to Waldo and a close friend of many in the Transcendental circle, especially Margaret Fuller.