Raynors HCA 2020-02
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WEBB, James Watson (1802-1884) was a United States diplomat, newspaper publisher and a New York politician in the Whig and Republican parties. Abraham Lincoln's biographer, Carl Sandburg, wrote that Webb "believed that Lincoln should have appointed him major general, rating himself a grand strategist, having fought white men in duels and red men in frontier war." Autograph Letter Signed "J. Watson Webb" 4pp. octavo, October 14, 1875, New York, and reads in part: "...I was confined to my house all last winter, and to my bed four months. Of course I was too ill to labor except to get up my defense against Fisk and the Govt. They have not heard the last of that assault..." More. Very good condition.
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James Webb Writes of Defending Himself Against the Government

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