James Murray Mason (1798-1871)
James M. Mason was a Confederate diplomat. He was a member of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. In 1850 he drafted the Fugitive Slave Act in the Senate. When the Civil War broke out he sat in the Confederate Congress. Mason went to France as a diplomatic representative, and was seized by the British, which almost triggered a war between the United States and England.
- 1861 circa 5 years
- Original Format:
- Carte de Visite
- C. D. Fredricks & Co.
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