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Witness to the Young Republic
A Yankee’s Journal, 1828–1870
Benjamin Brown. French; Donald B. Cole, ed.; John J. McDonough, ed.

1989 • 703 pp. 18 illus. 2 maps. End-paper illus. 6 1/8 x 9 1/4"
American History / Biography / Memoir / Political Science & Government

$50.00 Paperback, 978-1-58465-265-6

One of the great diaries by a Washington insider personally acquainted with 12 presidents brings to life four tumultuous decades in the nation’s capital.

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“French knew almost everybody and was interested in almost everything; and his journal provides a shrewd, lively and most entertaining trip through American life from J. Q. Adams and Jackson to Lincoln and Grant.”—Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

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