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(Oxford University Press, 1995)
Salmon P. Chase, born in Cornish, NH, was a leader in the fight to end slavery. During the Civil War, he was Lincoln's Secretary of the Treasury. Later, he was appointed chief justice, whose most important case was the attempted impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. This well-researched biography provides an intimate portrait of the personal and political life of an eminent statesman.
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