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William Henry Seward

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Definition of the noun william henry seward

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  1. United States politician who as Secretary of State in 1867 arranged for the purchase of Alaska from Russia (known at the time as Seward's Folly) (1801-1872)


  1. "William Henry Seward" is an outdoor bronze sculpture of William H. Seward by Richard Brooks, located in Volunteer Park in Seattle, Washington, United States. The statue was unveiled at the Alaska–Yukon–Pacific Exposition in 1909 and relocated to the park the following year. It cost $15,000 and was funded by private donors.
  2. "William Henry Seward" is an outdoor bronze sculpture of William H. Seward by artist Randolph Rogers, located in Madison Square in Manhattan, New York. Dedicated on September 27, 1876, it believed to be the city's first monument depicting a New York resident. The portrait statue is set on a red Levante marble pedestal.
    • completed in (139 years ago)
    • media: bronze


"William Henry Seward" is a book by Thornton Kirkland Lothrop.

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Google previewWilliam Henry Seward and the Secession Crisis (2009)

The Effort to Prevent Civil War by Lawrence M. Denton

*** William Henry Seward is an often maligned and certainly neglected giant of America's storied past. Abraham Lincoln, a true giant, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of U.S. Political History (2010)

by Andrew Robertson, Michael A. Morrison, William G. Shade, Robert Johnston, Robert Zieger, Thomas Langston, Richard Valelly

William Henry Seward: Lincoln's RightHand Man. New York: HarperCollins, 1991 . Van Deusen, Glyndon G. William Henry Seward. New York: Oxford University ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Emancipation and Abolition in the Transatlantic World (2015)

by Junius P. Rodriguez

William Henry Seward: Senator and Statesman. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2002. Taylor, John M. William Henry Seward: The Definitive Biography of Abraham Lincoln's Controversial Secretary of State. New York: HarperCollins, 1991.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Civil War and Reconstruction (2011)

by William L. Richter

William Henry Seward. New York: HarperCollins, 1991. Warren, Gordon H. Fountain ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Antislavery and Abolition (2007)

by Peter P. Hinks, John R. McKivigan

William Henry Seward. Courtesy of the Library of Congress. Henry, a teenage Revolutionary United Force rebel solider, brandishes ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Reconstruction Era [Two Volumes] (2006)

by Richard Zuczek

The Foundations of the American Empire: William Henry Seward and U.S. Foreign Policy. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1973; Taylor, John M. William Henry Seward: Lincoln's ...

Google previewHarper's encyclopaedia of United States history from 458 A. D. to 1909, based upon the plan of Benson John Lossing (1905)

by Benson John Lossing, Woodrow Wilson

SEWARD, WILLIAM HENRY Seward, William Henry, statesman; and overthrow the republic." President born in Florida, Orange co., N. Y., May Lincoln had appointed Charles Francis 16, 1801 ; graduated at Union College in Adams minister to ...

Google previewThe American Economy: A Historical Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] (2011)

A Historical Encyclopedia by Cynthia L. Clark

William Henry Seward: Lincoln's Right Hand. New York: Harper Collins, 1991. Van Deusen, Glyndon G. William Henry Seward. New York: Oxford University Press, 1967. Share Our Wealth Plan Brainchild of Huey ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Ho Chi Minh City (2014)

by Justin Corfield

Taylor, William Henry Seward: Lincoln's Right Hand, New York: HarperCollins, 1991; Glyndon Van Deusen, William Henry Seward, New ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2006)

by Hugh Rawson, Margaret Miner

See also William Henry Seward below. The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but for posterity—unlimited, undefined, endless, perpetual posterity. —Henry Clay, speech, U.S. Senate, ...

Google previewGeographic Dictionary of Alaska (1906)

by Marcus Baker

William Henry Seward, who negotiated the purchase of Alaska by the United States. Seward. The southeastern part of Wrangell island was, in 1879, named Seward island by Dall, then writing the Coast Pilot. Surveys since made show that this ...

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Small photo of USA - CIRCA 1909: A stamp printed by USA shows image portrait of William Henry Seward. He served as the 12th Governor of New York, U.S. Senator and the U.S. Secretary of State, circa 1909. More...

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