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John L. Brooke

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780807833230

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807838877_Brooke

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Persuasion and Civil Boundaries 1780s–1790s

Persuasion and Civil Boundaries 1780s–1790s

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(p.117) 4 Persuasion and Civil Boundaries 1780s–1790s
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Columbia Rising
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John L. Brooke

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833230.003.0005

This chapter focuses on Hannah Goes Van Buren, and how she lived in the shadows of the deliberative civil life that would so preoccupy her husband Martin. Indeed, in many ways, Hannah lived her life in the shadows of consent. When she was born, early in 1783, her father, John D. Goes, was an outlaw in Kinderhook, living under the continuing order of banishment. In her youth Hannah might have shared in some of the “natural boldness” that Colonel Johann Friedrich Specht observed among the women of Kinderhook, perhaps expressed when she and Martin were secretly married in Catskill in February 1807. She apparently set such boldness aside when she began householding, in Kinderhook briefly, then in Hudson, and finally in Albany, where from 1812 she raised her three sons, slowly giving way to tuberculosis, until her death in 1819.

Keywords:   Goes Van Buren, deliberative civil life, shadows of consent, John D. Goes, natural boldness

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