TThe most important treaty with which Seward's name will always be associated is the Purchase of Alaska. This biography chronicles the negotiation of that treaty as well as Seward's historic and political contributions as Governor of New York State, his participation in the Fillmore Administration and the formation of the Republican Party, as well as his roles in the Dred Scott Decision and as Secretary of State under Johnson. Sections on the Treaty of Paris negotiations, the suspension of Habeas Corpus and Emancipation are also included. This biography is Indexed and was originally published in 1896 as part of the American Statesmen Series.
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