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William Henry Seward

Politician (16-May-1801 — 10-Oct-1872)


George E. Baker (editor). The Life of William H. Seward with Selections from His Works. New York: Redfield. 1855. 410pp.

Frederic Bancroft. The Life of William H. Seward. New York and London: Harper & Brothers. 1900. (2 vols.) 553pp. + 576pp.

Earl Conrad. The Governor and His Lady: The Story of William Henry Seward and His Wife Frances. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1960. 433pp.

Thornton Kirkland Lothrop. William Henry Seward. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin. 1896. 446pp.

Ernest N. Paolino. The Foundations of the American Empire: William Henry Seward and U.S. Foreign Policy. Cornell University Press. 1973. 235pp.

William Henry Seward. Autobiography of William H. Seward. New York: D. Appleton and Company. 1877. 822pp.

William Henry Seward. William H. Seward's Travels Around the World. New York: D. Appleton and Company. 1873. 730pp.

John M. Taylor. William Henry Seward: Lincoln's Right Hand. Brassey's. 1996. 340pp.

Glyndon G. Van Deusen. William Henry Seward. Oxford University Press. 1967. 666pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Congressional Biography [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1006)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1330)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.937)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.661)

  10. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.290)

  11. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (pp.939-41)

  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.184)

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