Author:Nathaniel Beverley Tucker

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Nathaniel Beverley Tucker

An American author, Mississippi Territory circuit court judge, legal scholar, and political essayist.
Frequently went by, attributed as and cited with his middle name simply as Beverley Tucker or by his pen name, Edward William Sydney.
Second son of St. George Tucker (1752 – 1827) after his older brother, Henry St. George Tucker, Sr. (1780 – 1848).

Nathaniel Beverley Tucker


  • A Series of Lectures on the Science of Government, 1845 scan
  • The principles of pleading, 1846 scan
  • The partisan leader, 1861 scan
  • Prof. Nathaniel Beverley Tucker to St. George Tucker, in "The William and Mary Quarterly" Volume 18. 1909-07-01 scan



  • A Discourse on the Genius of the Federative System of the United States, 1839 scan
  • Discourse on the Importance of the Study of Political Science as a Branch of Academic Education in the United States (Richmond, 1840)
  • Discourse on the Dangers that threaten the Free Institutions of the United States (1841)
  • Lectures intended to Prepare the Student for the Study of the Constitution of the United States (Philadelphia, 1845)
  • Prescience, 1862 scan

Works about Tucker[edit]

Works by this author published before January 1, 1925 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.