Chicago Printer Volume 1

Chicago Printer Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...Congress at Frankfort, Germany, in 1850. In 1861 he was appointed, b President Lincoln, Consul at Bristol, Englan, which position he held for eight years. Mr. Eastman was, at the time of his death, the oldest of the practical printers of Chicago, and was the cotemporary of A. M. Talley, Carver Butterfield and many of the oldest members of the craft, now gone to their final rest. He was a man of strong convictions and had much to do with forming and energizing the anti-slavery sentiment of the eople of the northern part of this State, where the Republican rty was enabled to win t e triumph whicfia carried it to final victory in the election of Abraham Lincoln, in 1860. Notwithstandin the fervency of his zeal, he was always charita le to his opponents, and to his grave he carried the respect and esteem of friend and foe alike. Fairly childlike in the purity of his life, brave in defense of what he believed to be ri ht and in denunciation of wrong, Mr. Eastman ad the devoted love of hosts of friends. JAKE W. SHEAHAN, long one of the editors of the Tribune, died at his residence, in this city, on Sunday morning, the 17th inst., havin been sick several weeks. He was l)0ll'11'1 at Ba timgiga, Md., l'el;1i'uiIrIry 22, 1824, of Iris parents, an ence was t e estor of the Chicago ress. After finishing his studies, he read law an was admitted to the bar in 1845. He was accidentally employed for a short time as a news iaper man, an a terward as a Senate reporter or the Associated Press. In 1847 he rempved tp t%prgi0gfi: l;i, tI_ll., iioci-)eportt_the prIoceer in o e ns i u ions. nven ion. n 1854 hdscanie to this cit and founded the Chicage Times. Here he di valiant service for his friend, Ste hen A. Don las, whose course on the Kansas-Ne...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236767292
  • 9781236767295