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William Seward

the mastermind of the Alaska Purchase

by Zachary Kent

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Enslow Publishers in Berkeley Heights, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872.,
    • Cabinet officers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Statesmen.,
    • Alaska -- Annexation to the United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1861-1865 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.,
    • Alaska -- Annexation to the United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementZachary Kent.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesHistorical American biographies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE415.9.S4 K46 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6776375M
      ISBN 10076601391X
      LC Control Number00009427
      OCLC/WorldCa44083870

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      Published by D. Appleton & Co. in , William H. Seward's Travels Around the World became a best seller. Risley received credit as the volume's editor and was identified as Seward's executrix. The Seward estate made $50, from the sales. Inheritance and later life [ edit ]Born: Olive F. Risley, J , Fredonia, New York. The immediate admission of Kansas as a State. Speech of Hon. William H. Seward, of New York. In the Senate of the United States, April 9, by Seward, William H. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      William Samuel Seward was born September 1, in Baltimore, MD to the late Melvin and Hilda Burnette Seward (nee Sheckells) and has lived in Glen Burnie for the past 53 : Nationality American Description. William Seward Burroughs II (; February 5, – August 2, ) was an American writer and visual artist. Burroughs was a primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodernist author whose influence is considered to have affected a range of popular culture as well as literature.


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