FLORIDA FOUNDER WILLIAM P. DUVAL: Frontier Bon Vivant
The scion of a well to do Richmond, Virginia, family, William Pope DuVal (1784-1854) migrated to the Kentucky frontier as a youth in 1800. Settling in Bardstown, DuVal read law, served in Congress, and fought in the War of 1812. Throughout his career, DuVal cultivated the arts of oratory and storytelling as revealed in this fascinating biography. Illus.
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