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    Gideon Welles. Lincoln and Seward. Remarks Upon the Memorial Address of Chas. Francis Adams, on the Late Wm. H. Seward, With Incidents and Comments Illustrative of the Measures and Policy of the Administration of Abraham Lincoln. And Views as to the Relative Positions of the Late President and Secretary of State. New York: Sheldon & Company, 1874.

    First edition. Twelvemo. viii, [7], 215 pages. Inscribed presentation copy to William Dennison, former Governor of Ohio and Lincoln's Postmaster General. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Honorable / William Dennison / with regards of / his friend / Gideon Welles".

    Original rust colored cloth with titles and decoration stamped in gilt on the spine and front board. Wear at the spine ends with some minor loss. Corners bumped. Contents tight. A very good copy.

    Gideon Welles served as Lincoln's Secretary of the Navy.



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