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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Seward, William Henry 1801-1872. American politician who as U.S. secretary of state (1861-1869) arranged the purchase of Alaska from Russia (1867), a transaction long known as "Seward's Folly.”

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  • n. United States politician who as Secretary of State in 1867 arranged for the purchase of Alaska from Russia (known at the time as Seward's Folly) (1801-1872)

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  • Adams to Seward, April 28, 1865.] [Footnote 1292: Bancroft, _Seward_, II, p. 417.] [Footnote 1293: Russell Papers.

    Great Britain and the American Civil War

  • Adams to Seward, Jan. 2, 1862.] [Footnote 468: Palmerston MS.] [Footnote 469: Bancroft, _Seward_, II, p. 233.

    Great Britain and the American Civil War

  • Adams to Seward, July 17, 1862.] [Footnote 914: Bancroft, _Seward_, II, p. 336.] [Footnote 915: _U. S.

    Great Britain and the American Civil War

  • BTW Seward is closer to Anchorage and the sightseeing is much better than Homer too.

    I'm planning a trip to Alaska the second half of July next year.

  • Del, did you ever fish the rec camp in Seward when you were in the service?

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  • This is the derby winning Halibut caught in Seward Alaska!

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  • He comes hard on the blitz, especially when Seward is able to locate the ball, but does not seem to have quick route recognition ability.

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  • Seward is a hard-hitting tackler who began his career as a strong-side outside linebacker before shifting to the middle as a sophomore.

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  • Seward is a physical inside the box type of tackler with good strength and above average short area quickness.

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  • Seward is a local product who earned All-State and All-Division honors as a linebacker at Bonanza (Las Vegas, Nev.)

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