Lot 207 of 455:
Court martial of John C. Frémont 1848  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$480
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$200 - $300

Title:
The proceedings of the court martial in the trial of Lieutenant Colonel Frémont
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Place:
[Washington D.C.]
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Date:
[1848]
Description:

28 pp. (12mo) 17x11 cm (7x4¼"), bound in modern green morocco backed marbled boards, gilt spine. 

Official record of the court martial of John C. Frémont for mutiny, disobedience of a superior officer and military misconduct for refusing to relinquish the post of governor of California to Stephen Watts Kearny. He was convicted, but his sentence of dishonorable discharge was commuted by President James K. Polk. The volume also contains a listing of the troops in the Mexican War, the killed and wounded, as well as charts on land sales in Florida.

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Condition:
A bit of light foxing; near fine.
 
Item number:
305267
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