Alaska Purchase


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U.S. Secretary of State William Seward wrote to Russian minister Eduard de Stoeckl proposing the purchase of Alaska (March 23, 1867). The following week Stoeckl wrote a response that the Tsar agreed to the American terms. 
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Treaty concerning the Cession of the Russian Possessions in North America by his Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias to the United States of America : (June 20, 1867).