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An Address On The Life, Character And Services Of William Henry Seward by Charles Francis Adams Jr.

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11932091M
ISBN 101432532960
ISBN 109781432532963

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The New York Times bestseller from one of the most acclaimed biographers—the first full life of the leader of Lincoln’s “team of rivals” to appear in more than forty years. William Henry Seward was one of the most important Americans of the nineteenth century. Progressive governor of New York and outspoken US senator, he was the odds-on favorite to win the Republican nomination Cited by: 7. An address on the life, character and services of William Henry Seward by Charles Francis Adams The Age of Jackson by Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr. Alias Paine: Lewis Thornton Powell, the Mystery Man of the Lincoln Conspiracy by Betty J. Ownsbey. An address on the life, character and services of William Henry Seward Line borders. A digital reproduction made from a copy held by the University of Michigan is available from the University of Michigan's Making of America Web site.   Stahr's biography of William Henry Seward, the secretary of state from to , is always solidly researched and often quite compelling, particularly in his discussion of the complex power struggle between Lincoln and Seward during the secession winter of /5.

William H. Seward, in full William Henry Seward, (born , Florida, New York, U.S.—died Octo , Auburn, New York), U.S. politician, an antislavery activist in the Whig and Republican parties before the American Civil War and secretary of state from to He is also remembered for the purchase of Alaska in —referred to at that time as “Seward’s Folly.”. William Henry Seward ( – Octo ) was United States Secretary of State from to , and earlier served as governor of New York and United States Senator.A determined opponent of the spread of slavery in the years leading up to the American Civil War, he was a prominent figure in the Republican Party in its formative years, and was praised for his work on behalf of Children: 6, including Augustus, Frederick, William, . Adams, Charles Francis, An address on the life, character and services of William Henry Seward. Delivered at the request of both houses of the Legislature of New York, at Albany, Ap , (Albany, Weed, Parsons and Company, ) (page images at HathiTrust). The personal side of his life, his tragic marriage, his own character, are not scanted. What emerges is as complete a portrait of the man as one can hope to find. G. G. Van Deusen, Research Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Rochester, has previously biographed Henry Clay, Horace Greeley, Thurlow Weed, authored The Jacksonian.