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Stevens covers host of issues

...changes in this state," he said, adding that it was Republican President Abraham Lincoln's secretary of state, William Seward, who effected the purchase of the Alaska Territory from the Russian Empire, though the sale in 1867, was not finalized...

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Movie review: Superb acting just the start in 'Lincoln'

...the historical accuracy department was working overtime. In particular, I was impressed with David Strathairn, as William Seward, and Sally Field as the long-suffering Mary Todd Lincoln. Strathairn is a great actor, and his Seward, especially...

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Community gathers to honor "Honest Abe's" 200th Birthday

...negotiations between the United States and Russia. William Seward began negotiating with Russia to purchase Alaska for...War. Then on March 30th, 1867 Secretary of State William Seward signed an agreement with Baron Edouard Stoeckl to...

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Ninilchik Community News

...be closed today in observance of Seward's Day, a state holiday that commemorates the day that Secretary of State William Seward signed the treaty when the U.S. bought Alaska from Russia on March 30, 1867, at 2 cents an acre. What a bargain...

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