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1884 1ed Twenty Years of Congress Blaine Civil War American Reconstruction Politics

‘Twenty Years of Congress’ is the personal memoir of American politician James Gillespie Blaine in which he describes his political encounters and events during the presidencies of Abraham Lincoln and James Garfield. This two-volume first edition features discussions on various topics including Chinese immigration, civil rights bills, Confederate disciplines, an account of Confederate President Jefferson Davis’s address to congress, Union officers communication, and a major section on the problem of Reconstruction.

Item number: #6746

Price: $399

BLAINE, James Gillespie

Twenty years of Congress, from Lincoln to Garfield : with a review of the events which led to the political revolution of 1860

Norwich, Conn. : H. Bill Pub. Co., 1884-1886. First edition.


Collation: Complete with all pages

2 volumes

646p; 724p

References: Nevins II, p.39

Nevins: “Four chapters treat of this famous Maine senator's Civil War service; surprisingly objective and even-tempered.”

Language: English

Binding: Leather; tight and secure

Size: ~9in X 7in (22.5cm x 17.5cm)

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1884 1ed Twenty Years of Congress Blaine Civil War

Estimate $399 - $800Jun 30
Columbia, MO, USA