Ohio Archaeological and History Publications

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...been soldiers in the Civil War. They were the only Civil War veterans who reached the presidency. The last in that eminent line of Union soldiers to be honored with the highest office in the gift of the people was McKinley, one of the purest and noblest Americans of them all. McKinley had been a pupil of Grant, Hayes, Garfield and Harrison in war and in peace, and he added fresh laurels to the crowns of his elder comrades. In the alternation between Ohio and New York during the past four decades, none have contributed more to the honor and the glory of their country, to the prosperity and the welfare of the people than the last two in the presidential succession. It is therefore eminently fitting that the great defender of popular rights, who took up the work, when McKinley was stopped by the hand of the assassin, should be the one on this sacred occasion to speak of the life and service of the martyred president. SAMUEL FURMAN HUNT. CHARLES W. HOFFMAN. Under the dome of the church of St. Paul in London lies its builder, the great Christopher Wren, on his tomb is the modest inscription: "Reader if you seek his monument look around." The memory of Hunt will not be perpetuated like that of Wren in magnificent buildings beautiful in architecture and symmetrical in their proportions, but it will endure for generations in that temple of respect and affection, intangible yet real, that he erected in the hearts of the people of the Miami Valley, and, more particularly the people of Springdale. Samuel F. Hunt. see monumenj. 0f Judge Hunt search not in the quiet graveyard but inquire of the residents of this little town, those among he loved to live, those to whom he loved to speak, those to whom he loved to return fresh from his...show more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 318g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236837894
  • 9781236837899