A Sketch of the Life of Com. Robert F. Stockton; with an Appendix, Comprising His Correspondence with the Navy Department Respecting His Conquest of California; and Extracts from the Defence of Col. J. C. Fremont, in Relation to the Same Subject; Together with His Speeches in the Senate of the United States, and His Political Letters. Samuel John Bayard.
A Sketch of the Life of Com. Robert F. Stockton; with an Appendix, Comprising His Correspondence with the Navy Department Respecting His Conquest of California; and Extracts from the Defence of Col. J. C. Fremont, in Relation to the Same Subject; Together with His Speeches in the Senate of the United States, and His Political Letters
A Sketch of the Life of Com. Robert F. Stockton; with an Appendix, Comprising His Correspondence with the Navy Department Respecting His Conquest of California; and Extracts from the Defence of Col. J. C. Fremont, in Relation to the Same Subject; Together with His Speeches in the Senate of the United States, and His Political Letters

A Sketch of the Life of Com. Robert F. Stockton; with an Appendix, Comprising His Correspondence with the Navy Department Respecting His Conquest of California; and Extracts from the Defence of Col. J. C. Fremont, in Relation to the Same Subject; Together with His Speeches in the Senate of the United States, and His Political Letters

New York: Derby & Jackson, 1856. First edition. Tissue-guarded engraved frontispiece portrait. Full cloth. Octavo. 131 pages, (ii) ads. Near fine. Bound in textured cloth over boards, showing some expert repairs to the binding.

Robert Field Stockton (1795-1866) served in the U.S. Navy during both the War of 1812 and the Mexican War, and captured California during the latter. Stockton was later elected to the U.S. Senate from New Jersey.

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