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Seward at Washington as Senator and Secretary of State

Frederick William Seward

Seward at Washington as Senator and Secretary of State

a memoir of his life, with selections from his letters, 1846-1861

by Frederick William Seward

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Published by Derby and Miller in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seward, William Henry, -- 1801-1872,

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    Statementby Frederick W. Seward.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (650 p.) :
    Number of Pages650
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22060227M

    The Nebraska Legislators, Past and Present database provides an easy way to locate legislators starting with the Territorial House and Council in through the present day Unicameral. Every entry provides the Legislator’s name, body served in and dates of service.   Lewis Payne, also known as Powell, the son of a preacher stabbed Secretary of State William Seward. Strangely enough the Secretary was saved because of the stiff uncomfortable leather bands used to aid healing from a carriage accident a week before - - they deflected the blade and minimize the thrust of the blade. Seward's son was also injured. By , Senator Seward was the country’s preëminent Republican, and a familiar figure around Washington. Fifty-eight years old, he was invariably dishevelled, in an old jacket and trousers Author: Dorothy Wickenden.


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