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President announces the purchase of Alaska from Russia had been formalized...



Item # 652398

June 21, 1867

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, June 21, 1867 

* Alaska purchase - Seward's Folly
* William H. Seward - Russia


Near the bottom of page 2 is a brief yet very notable report on "Seward's Folly" headed: "The Russian Bargain Completed" which includes in part: "The president issued a proclamation on Thursday announcing the ratification treaty with Russia, ceding the Russian American possession to the United States..." followed by text of the proclamation.
Four pages, very nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War

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