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Columbia's Legacy
Session 1
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An Urban Education: King's College, 1760–75
9:15 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Speaker Robert McCaughey
Ann Whitney Olin Professor
Barnard College, Columbia University
New York, N.Y.

Friends and Enemies: Entangling Alliances in Early New York
10:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m.
Moderator Elizabeth Nuxoll
Editor, John Jay Papers
Columbia University
New York, N.Y.
Comments on Panel "Friends and Enemies: Entangling Alliances in Early New York"

Speakers Clare Brandt
Independent Scholar
Rhinebeck, N.Y.
Remarks on Robert R. Livingston

William Howard Adams
Independent Scholar
Shenandoah Junction, W.Va.
Remarks on Gouverneur Morris

Walter Stahr
International Lawyer and Independent Scholar
Washington, D.C.
Hermione's Time-Turner: Remarks on John Jay

Mary-Jo Kline
Former Editor, John Jay Papers and Aaron Burr Papers Columbia University
New York, N.Y.
Remarks on the Gang of Four: John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, Gouverneur Morris, and Robert R. Livingston

Note: Bill Pencak had to cancel due to illness.

Two Revolutions: Franco-American Diplomacy, 1781–1803
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Dane Hartgrove
Associate Editor
National Historical Publications and Records Commission
Washington, D.C.
Comments on Panel "Two Revolutions: Franco-American Diplomacy, 1781–1803
Speakers Melanie Miller
Independent Scholar
Ithaca, N.Y.
"I Am Not a Cautious Man": Gouverneur Morris and France

James Lewis
Assistant Professor of History
Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, Mich.
Summary of "'My Character as a Republican is Well Known': Robert R. Livingston's Paris Mission"

John Lamberton Harper
Johns Hopkins Institute in Bologna, Italy
Founding Francophobe? Alexander Hamilton and the French, 1789�1800

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