Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1884, Vol. 24

Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1884, Vol. 24 : Embracing Political, Civil, Military, and Social Affairs; Public Documents; Biography, Statistics, Commerce, Finance, Literature, Science, Agriculture, and Mechanica

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Excerpt from Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1884, Vol. 24: Embracing Political, Civil, Military, and Social Affairs; Public Documents; Biography, Statistics, Commerce, Finance, Literature, Science, Agriculture, and Mechanical Industry States, Grover Cleveland, and James G. Blaine, with full statistics of the results; while the articles on some of the States and Territories exhibit movements and tendencies that may give shape, to the political struggles of the near future. The topic of Reform in the Civil Service, an important factor in the great prob lem, is treated by Edward O. Graves, Assistant Treasurer of the United States, who has been among the foremost in the movement. This and the Reform article of our volume for 1883 make together an exhaustive history of the sub ject. What was done in the business world may be learned from the articles on United States finances; Railway Service, from the pen of Edward Atkinson; Financial Review of 1884, contributed by Mr. Carey of the, Journal of Com moms; and the analysis of. The peculiar course of the Metal Market. The Exposition at New Orleans and the Electrical Exhibition at Philadelphia are described and illustrated. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 882 pages
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  • 9780243141357