A sketch of the life of Com. Robert F. Stockton; with an appendix, compr. his correspond. with the Navy Departm. respect. 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
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