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The Messages and Papers of Jefferson Davis and the Confederacy

Davis, Jefferson edited by James D. Richardson and with an Introduction by Allan Nevins (1966) and with a New Introduction by William J. Cooper, Jr. (2001)

Published by Chelsea House, 2001
ISBN 10: 0791066452 / ISBN 13: 9780791066454
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Title: The Messages and Papers of Jefferson Davis ...

Publisher: Chelsea House

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardbound

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First as such.

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[originally published in 1905]. 2 vols. small number stamped on ep else a fine set without d.j.s as issued. Bookseller Inventory # 17976

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