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George Bancroft and his services to California. Memorial address, delivered May 12, 1891, before the California Historical Society,

Author: Theodore Henry Hittell
Publisher: San Francisco, California Historical Society, 1893.
Series: California Historical Society. Papers., v. 1, pt. 4
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bancroft studied history and went into government service as Collector of the Port of Boston. While Secretary of the Navy under President Polk, he issued orders to Commodore John Sloat to seize the ports of California. He later was minister to Great Britain and to Germany. Bancroft returned to history and wrote his multi-volume "History of the United States." With the order issued by Bancroft to Commodore Sloat and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hittell, Theodore Henry, 1830-1917.
George Bancroft and his services to California.
San Francisco, California Historical Society, 1893
(OCoLC)682479179
Named Person: George Bancroft; George Bancroft
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Henry Hittell
OCLC Number: 856914
Notes: Includes the order issued by Bancroft as Secretary of the Navy, 1845-1846, directing the seizure of Californian ports by Commodore Sloat.
Description: 20 pages 27 cm.
Series Title: California Historical Society. Papers., v. 1, pt. 4
Responsibility: by Theodore H. Hittell.

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Bancroft studied history and went into government service as Collector of the Port of Boston. While Secretary of the Navy under President Polk, he issued orders to Commodore John Sloat to seize the ports of California. He later was minister to Great Britain and to Germany. Bancroft returned to history and wrote his multi-volume "History of the United States." With the order issued by Bancroft to Commodore Sloat and other orders.

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