001 – Introduction

For the inaugural episode of my podcast, I explain my intentions with this podcast as well as how it fits into my overall research project before discussing the concept of legacy, what it meant to Gen. Harrison, and how it fit into the context of his time.

If you have questions, comments, suggestions, please feel free to contact me at harrisonpodcast@gmail.com or comment below.

Sources Used for This Episode:

  • Adams, Charles Francis, ed. Memoirs of John Quincy Adams, Comprising Portions of His Diary From 1795 to 1848: Vol. VII. Philadelphia: J B Lippincott & Co, 1875.
  • Cleaves, Freeman. Old Tippecanoe: William Henry Harrison and His Time. Newtown, CT: American Political Biography Press, 2010 [1939].
  • Cox, Isaac Joslin. “Selections from the Torrence Papers, IV.” Quarterly Publication of the Historical and Philosophical Society of Ohio. 3:3, July-September 1908.
  • Harrison, William Henry. Gen. Harrison’s Speech at the Dayton Convention, September 10, 1840. Boston: Whig Republican Association, [1840].
  • Harrison, William Henry. “Inaugural Address,” March 4, 1841. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=25813 [Last Accessed: 23 Jul 2016]
  • Owens, Robert M. Mr. Jefferson’s Hammer: William Henry Harrison and the Origins of American Indian Policy. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2007.
  • Remini, Robert V. Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Freedom, 1822-1832. New York: Harper & Row, 1981.
  • Seager, Robert II, ed. The Papers of Henry Clay: Volume 9, The Whig Leader, January 1, 1837-December 31, 1843. Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 1988.
  • Short-Harrison-Symmes Families Papers, Box 27, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.