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19430 Henry Wilson US Vice President  CDV showing the
distinguished politician in profile. Possibly an unpublished
photo which came in an album of politicians.  Back marked
M.B. Brady’s National Portrait Gallery. “Henry Wilson
(February 16, 1812 – November 22, 1875) was the 18th Vice
President of the United States.  During the American Civil
War, he was a leading Republican who devoted his enormous
energies to the destruction of what he called the Slave Power,
which he defined as a conspiracy of slave owners to seize
control of the federal government and block the progress of
liberty.  After the Civil War, he was elected vice president in
1872, on President Ulysses S. Grant's Republican ticket; he
served in this position from March 4, 1873 until November
22, 1875, when he died in office,” Comes with a second Brady
CDV believed to be his wife.  $135