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Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, Of Massachusetts, On The Cession of Russian America to the United States

Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1867. First Edition. Original wrappers; minor foxing and wear; an excellent copy, complete with the folding map inside the front cover (short tear at one margin). It was Sumner’s influence in the Senate that was instrumental in approving the purchase negotiated and promoted by William Seward. This map was the first to use the name “Alaska” for Russian America.

[Book #19008P]

Price: $2,750.00
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