Chicago: A C McClurg, 1908.
Illustrated by Illustrated. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #11735
Light tone, light wear. Top Edge Gilt. Solid hardcover.; INSCRIBED by author in 1908 on front flyleaf! "Clark E. Carr was a ''mover and a shaker''-- a politician, a friend of Lincoln, and a subject of some gentle amusement by Carl Sandburg who poked fun at his girth." Well connected in Illinois politics. Book highlights include 1869 California trip with meeting with Brigham Young and discussion of Mountain Meadow massacre, polygamy and the difficult politics of Utah statehood. Book contains personal recollections of many 19th century notables, including Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Martin Van Buren, and Millard Fillmore; recollections from his service as United States Minister to Denmark; and a history of the Railway Mail Service.; 452 pages; Signed by Author.
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