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Stevens Thomson Mason - Misunderstood Patriot

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Published by E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., New York, 1947
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 447 pp, preface, list of b&w illustrations, I. The Masons of Virginia, 1810-1812; II. Fresh Graves in Kentucky, 1812-1822; III. A Gentleman to See the President, 1822-1830; IV. Fauntlerop of the Frontier, October, 1830-July, 1831; V. The Beardless Moses, July, 1831-August 1834; VI. "That Young Hotsput!," August, 1834- August, 1835; VII. Little Jack Horner, Auguist, 1835-May, 1836; VIII. Breaking Into the Union, May, 1836-Februart, 1837; IX. Raise High the Pennant, February, 1837-November, 1837; X. Wildcat Money, November, 1837- January, 1838; XI. Something Old, Something New, January, 1838-December, 1938; XII. JMason Chooses Not to Run, December, 1838-December, 1839; XIII. The Wreck of the Govenor Masosn, December, 1839-November, 1841; XIV. Flowers from the Firing Squad, November, 1841-January, 1843; Appendix: Mason Returns to Detroit; genealogical notes, bibliography and acknowledgments, index. First Edition, 1947. "Stevens Thomson Mason 1811- 1843) was an American politician who served as the 1st Governor of Michigan from 1835 to 1840. Coming to political prominence at an early age, Mason was appointed his state's acting Territorial Secretary by Andrew Jackson at 19, becoming the acting Territorial Governor soon thereafter in 1834 at the age of 22. As territorial governor, Mason was instrumental in guiding Michigan to statehood, which was secured in 1837. A member of the Democratic Party, he was elected as Michigan's first state Governor in 1835, where he would serve until 1840. Elected at age 23 and taking office at 24, Mason was and remains the youngest state governor in American history as of 2016." Not Price Clipped. Minor edge wear and rubbing to top and bottom edge spine dj. with only the faintest edge wear to bottom-front board, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Dark-blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 000007

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Title: Stevens Thomson Mason - Misunderstood ...

Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., New York

Publication Date: 1947

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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