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Theodosia Burr Alston

Portrait of a Prodigy

by Richard N. Cote

  • 352 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Corinthian Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Women,
  • Historical - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8796929M
    ISBN 101929175442
    ISBN 109781929175444
    OCLC/WorldCa70205121


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Joseph and Theodosia Burr Alston (and her ghostly presence) at Brookgreen Plantation, now Brookgreen Gardens, on the Waccamaw River [A selection from Lynn Michelsohn’s forthcoming book, Theodosia Burr’s Ghost] Most visitor areas at South Carolina’s popular Theodosia Burr Alston book attraction, Brookgreen Gardens, are located on a bluff ten Theodosia Burr Alston book twelve feet higher than the swampy rice islands along the.

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Our heroine, Theodosia Burr, is the only child of Vice President Aaron Burr (most famous for his duel with Alexander Hamilton).

This book which spans from tells the story of her relationship with her father and his self-serving hold on her/5. The fact that a lonely stretch of North Carolina beach where Alexander Hamilton had ordered a lighthouse built to save lives might be where Aaron Burr’s daughter, Theodosia, lost her life is a maritime irony and a human tragedy.

References Cote, Richard N. Theodosia Burr Alston: Portrait of a Prodigy. Corinthian Books, Isenberg, Nancy. Theodosia was an educated woman; her father supervised her rigorous studies. In at she married Joseph Alston, 22, a member of the South Carolina legislature and a future governor of the state.

After the birth of their son Aaron Burr Alston inTheodosia’s health declined. Burr was no petty theorist. He was a brilliant, passionate, egotistical visionary on scale that made the gods cringe. Theodosia was not trained to serve hearth, husband, or plantation.

In the s, Burr embraced the radical feminist theories of Mary Wollstonecraft, who argued that girls should receive the same education as boys. Theodosia Burr Alston was the daughter of an infamous former vice-president of the United States, Aaron Burr. Her father’s name lives in infamy because of a duel that he fought and won against Alexander Hamilton, which resulted in Hamilton’s death.

Theodosia Bartow Prevost (November – ), also known as Theodosia Bartow Burr, was an American by a widowed single mother, she married a British Army officer, Jacques Marcus Prevost, at age After the American Revolution began, her own Patriot leanings led her to offer the use of her house, the Hermitage, as a meeting- and resting-place for revolutionaries Children: 7, including John Bartow Prevost and.

Theodosia Burr Alston: | | ||| | |Theodosia Burr Alston| (), by |John Vanderly World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias. Get this from a library. Theodosia Burr Alston: portrait of a prodigy.

[Richard Côté] -- From her birth into Aaron Burr's illustrious New England family -- her childhood amidst the leaders and the high society of the new nation; her marriage to Joseph Alston, a South Carolina.

After leaving Charleston harbor on Dec. 31,the Patriot, her crew and Theodosia Burr Alston were never seen again. As Mr. Brands writes, near the end of. A new take on the uncharted fate of Theodosia Burr Alston, daughter of Alexander Hamilton’s murderer.

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Côté, author of Mary's World: Love, War, and Family Ties in Nineteenth-Century Charleston, the acclaimed biography of Charleston's Mary Motte Alston Pringle ().

First published in and already in its fourth printing, Mary's World was widely praised by 4/5(11). I read this in high school, this tragic tale of the ill-fated daughter of former vice- president Aaron Burr, and wife of Govenor Joseph Alston, Theodosia Burr Alston, who is said to haunt a beach in South Carolina.

In Theodosia was on a ship that went down off the coast of North Carolina/5(5). ‎Theodosia Burr Alston left Charleston, South Carolina in December bound for New York and a visit with her father.

Aaron Burr had only recently returned from France. Theodosia had only recently lost a baby. The schooner Patriot was filled with grain and a single passenger on board.

Somewhere off. Theodosia Burr Alston: Portrait of a Prodigy and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle.4/5(17). Theodosia Burr Alston was a character in Gore Vidal's historical novel Burr, published in Theodosia Burr Alston was a character in Michael Parker's novel The Watery Part of the World, published in Theodosia Burr is the namesake of the cryostat of a Cosmic Microwave Background experiment.

InTheodosia's young son died. Grief-stricken, Theodosia fell into a deep depression and it was months before she felt well enough to travel to meet her recently-returned father in New York. On DecemTheodosia Burr Alston boarded the schooner Patriot in Georgetown. She was never seen again.

Theodosia Burr Alston was born on J She was doted on by her infamous father Aaron Burr, who wanted to raise her to be more than a housewife. Theodosia married Joseph Alston in Theodosia Burr was the daughter of then Albany attorney Aaron Burr and the widow Theodosia Bartow Prevost Burr.

She is mostly remembered as a popular hostess, who was striving to promote political interests of her father's, who was an American politician and. Theodosia Burr Alston, in the book My Theodosia by Anya Seton Theodosia Throckmorton, main character in Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos, a children's novel by R.L.

LaFevers Theodosia, from the play The Royal Master by James Shirley. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Named Person: Theodosia Burr Alston; Theodosia Burr Alston: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Theodosia Burr Alston was a brilliant, independent, highly-educated and freethinking woman in an age which valued none of those traits in females.

She was born J in Albany, New York, the daughter of prominent attorney Aaron Burr () and his wife, the former Mrs. Theodosia Prevost (d. ), a widow.4/5(11). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Theodosia Burr Alston at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.