MN90: Seward, St. Paul and the Steamship Alhambra

MN90: Seward, St. Paul and the Steamship Alhambra

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In 1860, William H. Seward, governor of New York and failed presidential hopeful, came to St. Paul to stump for Abraham Lincoln. He spent four days in the Minnesota capital. Britt Aamodt wonders why his speech was so long and what he thought of the steamship Alhambra.