William H. Thomas, Running the Blockade or Secret Service Adventures


A Fictional Account of Blockade Running


William Henry Thomas’ Running the Blockade or U.S. Secret Service Adventures is a fictional account that had strong sales in the marketplace.

Thomas, who also wrote on his life as a gold prospector in Australia, includes a nighttime fictional encounter with President Lincoln “whose clothes were none too neat, apparently made without regard to symmetry or shape” he goes on to call Lincoln an “uncouth looking person”

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Thomas, William Henry. RUNNING THE BLOCKADE OR U.S. SECRET SERVICE ADVENTURES. Chicago: Laird & Lee, 1891. 414p.; 1/2 ““ leather with marbled boards and leather spine labels.