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Life And Public Services Of William Pitt Fessenden V1

Francis Fessenden

Life and Public Services of William Pitt Fessenden V1 is a biography written by Francis Fessenden about his grandfather, William Pitt Fessenden, who was a prominent politician and statesman in the United States during the mid-19th century. The book is divided into two volumes, with the first volume covering Fessenden's early life, education, and entry into politics, while the second volume focuses on his time in the United States Senate and his role in the Civil War.The book provides a detailed account of Fessenden's political career, including his service as a member of the Maine State Legislature, his time in the United States House of Representatives, and his tenure as a United States Senator from Maine. It also covers his role as Secretary of the Treasury under President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War.Throughout the book, Fessenden's personal and professional relationships are explored, including his close friendship with President Lincoln and his contentious relationship with Secretary of State William Seward. The book also delves into Fessenden's views on slavery and the Civil War, providing insight into the political climate of the time.Overall, Life and Public Services of William Pitt Fessenden V1 is a comprehensive biography that offers a detailed look at the life and career of one of the most important political figures of the mid-19th century.In Two Volumes. United States Senator From Maine 1854-1864; Secretary Of The Treasury 1864-1865; United States Senator From Maine 1865-1869.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 15th, 2006
  • Pages: 396
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.88in - 1.28lb
  • EAN: 9781428602847
  • Categories: HistoricalMemoirsUnited States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)