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Author Kahan, Paul, author.

Title Amiable scoundrel : Simon Cameron, Lincoln's scandalous Secretary of War / Paul Kahan.

Publication Info. Lincoln : Potomac Books, An imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2016]


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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Cameron,S KAH    Available
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Description 367 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-358) and index.
Contents Introduction: warm friends and bitter enemies -- A determined will and a right purpose -- The great Winnebago chief, 1838-45 -- True-hearted Pennsylvanian, able, fearless, and unflinching, 1845-49 -- Exclude him from the ranks of the Democratic Party, 1849-60 -- What they worship is the God of success, 1860-61 -- Then profit shall accrue, 1861-62 -- Gentlemen, the paragraph stands, 1861-62 -- A man out of office in Washington, 1862-67 -- Nothing can beat you, 1867-77 -- I'll behave myself as long as I'm here, 1877-89 -- Conclusion: I did the best I could and was never untrue to a friend.
Subject Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889.
Cabinet officers -- United States -- Biography.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1849-1877.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Friends and associates.
Maytown (Lancaster County, Pa.) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9781612348148 (cloth : alk. paper)
1612348149 (cloth : alk. paper)

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