To: Grand Old Partisan
I'm about to commence going through six volumes of the collected papers of William H. Seward.
Generally, what is your impression of him?
After Abraham Lincoln beat William Seward for the nomination, Seward sent his close political ally of three decades, Thurlow Weed, to Springfield to check him out. Upon returning to New York, Weed looked Seward in the eye and said: "Abraham Lincoln is the best man I ever met."
posted on 09/15/2003 8:12:17 AM PDT
by Grand Old Partisan
(You can read about my history of the GOP at www.republicanbasics.com)
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