Benjamin Franklin Wade, Radical Republican from Ohio.


Biography of Republican politician and U.S. Senator Benjamin Franklin “Bluff” Wade (1800–1878) of Ohio. As a member of the Radical Republican faction, Wade was an advocate for women’s and labor rights and a supporter of civil rights for African Americans. He opposed the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 because it opened the West to slavery.


Description: Benjamin Franklin Wade, Radical Republican from Ohio.

New York: Twayne Publishers Inc., (1963). First edition. Frontispiece, [2],[2], 7–404 pages + [2] plate leaves. Sm. 8vo. Publisher’s cloth. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket which has mild overall wear and some fading to its spine.

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Price: $75.00