THE CONTEST FOR CALIFORNIA IN 1861. How Colonel E. D. Baker Saved the Pacific States to the Union
KENNEDY, Elijah R.
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1912 (xv) 361 pages. First Edition. Maroon cloth. Illustrated, including a frontis portrait of Col. Baker. Octavo. Appendices. Index. An account of events leading up to the American Civil War, in which factions battled in California to determine whether or not the state would stay with the Union or secede with the Confederacy. Col. Baker, a lawyer, politician and friend of Lincoln, labored mightily to keep California in the Union. Houghton Mifflin advertisement listing books on Californiax affixed to front pastedown. Slightly rubbed including the spine ends, but Near Fine or better, and now in a custom clear mylar protective jacket. Seldom seen, especially in this condition. Always FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address.
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