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    Frederick W. Seward CDV, 2.5" x 4". Assistant Secretary of State Fred Seward (1930-1915) was the eldest son of Secretary of State William H. Seward, the victim of an attempted assassination by John Wilkes Booth cohort Lewis Paine, who was subsequently hanged for his part in the Lincoln conspiracy. During the attack on his father, Fred also was injured when pistol whipped by Paine following a misfiring of the gun. Near fine with minor wear and light dampstaining along right edge.

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    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
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