During the Secession Winter session of Congress, twenty-two-year-old Henry Adams worked as private secretary to his father, Representative Charles Francis Adams. Henry wrote four accounts of these crucial months in Washington -- an essay, letters to his brother, a segment in his famous autobiography, and twenty-one unsigned letters that Adams composed as a novice correspondent for the Boston Daily Advertiser. Henry Adams in the Secession Crisis presents the Advertiser letters for the first time since their original publication between 1860 and 1861.
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|Size: ||2.2 MB|
|Publisher: ||LSU Press|
|Date published: || 2012|
|ISBN: ||9780807143520 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|