The Partisan Leader. A Tale of the Future

TitleThe Partisan Leader. A Tale of the Future
Year for Search1836
Authors[Tucker], [Nathaniel Beverley](1784-1851)
Tertiary AuthorsSidney, Edward [pseud.]
Volume / Edition2 vols.
Date Published1836
Publisher[Duff Green]
Place Published[Washington, DC]
KeywordsMale author, US author
Additional Publishers

Rpt. as by Beverley Tucker of Virginia. The Partisan Leader. Secretly Printed in Washington (in the year 1836) by Duff Green, for Circulation in the Southern States [A Key to the Disunion Conspiracy at the head of the title]. 2 vols. New York: Rudd & Carleton, 1861; reissued as 2 vols. in 1 in 1861; rpt. Richmond, VA: West and Johnson, 1862; rpt. as The Partisan Leader. Ed. Carl Bridenbaugh. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1933, with a “Preface” (vii) and an “Introduction” (ix-xxxiv), and “Notes” (275-77) by the editor; and as The Partisan Leader. Secretly Printed in Washington (in the year 1836) by Duff Green, for Circulation in the Southern States but Afterwards Suppressed [A Key to the Disunion Conspiracy at the head of the title]. Upper Saddle River, NJ: The Gregg Press, 1968, with a brief biography of Tucker (unpaged); and from the 3rd impression of the as by Nathaniel Beverley Tucker. The Partisan Leader: A Tale of the Future. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1971 with an “Introduction” (vii-xxiii) by C. Hugh Holman. 

Info Notes

The title page says Ptd. for the publishers by James Caxton, 1856.

Pseudonym

By Edward William Sidney [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

Hathi, MoU-St, PSt, W1,2613

Author Note

From 1933 until his death, the author (1784-1851) was Professor of Law at William and Mary College, publishing prolifically in support of the rights of states against the national government, which is the theme of the novel.

Full Text

1836 [Tucker, Nathaniel Beverley] (1784-1851). The Partisan Leader. A Tale of the Future. By Edward William Sidney [pseud.]. 2 vols. [Washington, DC: Duff Green]. The title page says Ptd. for the publishers by James Caxton, 1856. Rpt. as by Beverley Tucker of Virginia. The Partisan Leader. Secretly Printed in Washington (in the year 1836) by Duff Green, for Circulation in the Southern States [A Key to the Disunion Conspiracy at the head of the title]. 2 vols. New York: Rudd & Carleton, 1861; reissued as 2 vols. in 1 in 1861; rpt. Richmond, VA: West and Johnson, 1862; rpt. as The Partisan Leader. Ed. Carl Bridenbaugh. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1933, with a “Preface” (vii) and an “Introduction” (ix-xxxiv), and “Notes” (275-77) by the editor; and as The Partisan Leader. Secretly Printed in Washington (in the year 1836) by Duff Green, for Circulation in the Southern States but Afterwards Suppressed [A Key to the Disunion Conspiracy at the head of the title]. Upper Saddle River, NJ: The Gregg Press, 1968, with a brief biography of Tucker (unpaged); and from the 3rd impression of the as by Nathaniel Beverley Tucker. The Partisan Leader: A Tale of the Future. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1971 with an “Introduction” (vii-xxiii) by C. Hugh Holman. Hathi, MoU-St, PSt, W1,2613

The novel is set 1849 in Virginia, which is caught between the South, which has peacefully seceded, and a North ruled by Martin Van Buren (1782-1862. President 1837-41), who is seeking a fourth term in office. From 1933 until his death, the author was Professor of Law at William and Mary College, publishing prolifically in support of the rights of states against the national government, which is the theme of the novel.