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    John C. Fremont: Cabinet Card. This 1890 cabinet card has a standing portrait of John Charles Fremont, known as the "Great Pathfinder". He was famous for his surveying and exploration of the Rocky Mountains, his controversial exploits in California during the Mexican-American War, being the first Republican candidate for President in 1856 and incurring the ire of President Lincoln by issuing an unauthorized Emancipation Proclamation while commanding Union forces in Missouri. The card by Doremus of Paterson, New Jersey has a printed signature of Fremont and is in excellent condition.

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    10th Sunday
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