Mount Vernon welcomes author James Corbett David to the Rubenstein Leadership Hall at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington to discuss his book Dunmore's New World: The Extraordinary Life of a Royal Governor in Revolutionary America on April 17 at 7 p.m.
Dunmore's New World tells the stranger-than-fiction story of John Murray, Fourth Earl of Dunmore, the last royal governor of Virginia, whose long-neglected life boasts a measure of scandal and intrigue rare in the annals of the colonial world. This history captures the vibrant diversity of the political universe that Dunmore inhabited alongside the likes of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.
This book talk is free. Space is limited and attendees must register in advance online at MountVernon.org/BookSeries.