A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Tucker, Nathaniel Beverly

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Tucker, Nathaniel Beverly (1784-1851).—B. in Virginia, became a Prof. of Law in William and Mary Coll. He wrote a novel, The Partisan Leader (1836), a prophecy of the future disunion which led to the Civil War. It was re-pub, in 1861 as A Key to the Southern Conspiracy. Another novel was George Balcombe.