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The Francis Preston Blair family in politics,

Author: William E Smith
Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company, 1933.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Francis Preston Blair and his two sons, Francis Preston and Montgomery, are representatives of a longer period of influence in American politics than any other family except the Adams family." Francis Preston Blair (1791-1876) supported Andrew Jackson. His sons ". . . joined the Free Soil party in 1848 and later were leaders in founding the Republican party. Montgomery Blair, as Postmaster General under Lincoln,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, William E. (William Ernest), b. 1892.
Francis Preston Blair family in politics.
New York, Macmillan Co., 1933
(OCoLC)606178529
Named Person: Blair family.; Francis Preston Blair; Frank P Blair, Jr.; Montgomery Blair; Blair family.; Francis Preston Blair; Frank P Blair, Jr.; Montgomery Blair; Blair.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William E Smith
OCLC Number: 656793
Notes: Chapter XXX, "One hundred days of Frémont," (vol. II, p. 53-89) issued also separately as thesis (PH. D.) University of Wisconsin, under title: The Blairs and Fremont.
Description: 2 v. fronts., plates, ports., fold. geneal. tab. 24 cm.
Responsibility: by William Ernest Smith ...

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"Francis Preston Blair and his two sons, Francis Preston and Montgomery, are representatives of a longer period of influence in American politics than any other family except the Adams family." Francis Preston Blair (1791-1876) supported Andrew Jackson. His sons ". . . joined the Free Soil party in 1848 and later were leaders in founding the Republican party. Montgomery Blair, as Postmaster General under Lincoln, modernized the postal system, and Frank Blair was distinguished as a General in the Union Army.".

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