BLOUNT, William, 1749-1800



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Extended Bibliography

Eigelsbach, William B. “The Blount Conspiracy: Notes of Samuel Sitgreaves on the Questioning of Dr. Nicholas Romayne on July 13 and 14, 1797, Before the House Impeachment Committee. The Journal of East Tennessee History 66 (1994): 81-96.

Goodpasture, Albert V. “William Blount and the Old Southwest Territory." American Historical Magazine and Tennessee Historical Society Quarterly 8 (January 1903): 1-13.

Hamer, Philip M., ed. “Letters of Governor William Blount." East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 4 (January 1932): 122-37.

Keith, Alice B. “William Blount in North Carolina Politics, 1781-1789." In Studies in Southern History, edited by J. Carlyle Sitterson, pp. 47-61.James Sprunt Studies in History and Political Science, vol. 39. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1957.

___, and William H. Masterson, eds. The John Gray Blount Papers. 3 vols. Raleigh, N.C.: State Department of Archives and History, 1952-1965. Volume 3 includes correspondence of William Blount, his brothers and associates regarding Blount’s expulsion from the Senate and subsequent impeachment trial.

Masterson, William H. William Blount. 1954. Reprint. New York: Greenwood Press, 1969.

McKellar, Kenneth. “William Blount," in Tennessee Senators as Seen by One of their Successors. Kingsport, Tenn.: Southern Publishers, Inc., 1942: 49-73.

Melton, Buckner F., Jr. “Federal Impeachment and Criminal Procedure: The Framers’ Intent." Maryland Law Review 52 (1993): 437-57.

___. “The First Impeachment: The Constitution’s Framers and the Case of Senator William Blount." Ph.D. dissertation, Duke University, 1990.

___. The First Impeachment: The Constitution’s Framers and the Case of Senator William Blount. Macon, GA.: Mercer University Press, 1998.

Posey, Walter Brownlow. “The Blount Conspiracy." Birmingham-Southern College Bulletin 21 (December 1928): 11-21.

Thompson, Isabel. “The Blount Conspiracy." East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 2 (1930): 3-21.

Turner, Frederick J. ed. “Documents on the Blount Conspiracy, 1795-1797." American Historical Review 10 (April 1905): 574-606.

Williams, Samuel C. “The Admission of Tennessee into the Union." Tennessee Historical Quarterly 4 (December 1945): 291-319.

Wright, Marcus Joseph. Some Account of the Life and Services of William Blount. Washington: E.J. Gray, 1884.