References to the History of Presidential Administration, 1789-1885

References to the History of Presidential Administration, 1789-1885

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...v. 2, pp. 1603-13. The issues are comprehensively reviewed in Judge E. R. Potter's Considerations on the Rhode Island question, published in 1842 and reprinted in 1879. The view of a writer in favor of the revolutionary movement is given in Frieze's Concise history of the efforts to secure an extension of the suffrage in Rhode Island (1842). See also the Life of Thomas W. Dorr, by D. King. The question of the relation of the general government to the transaction i s exhaustively treated in the report (known as Burke's Report) on The interference of the executive in the affairs of Rhode Island, presented to Congress, June 7, 1844, covering 1076 pages. Compare also Daniel Webster's argument in the case of Luther v. Borden, in the United States Supreme Court, Jan. 27, 1848 (Webster's Works, v. 6, pp. 217-42). G. Diplomatic history. The treaty with Great Britain, known as the "Webster-AshrJurton treaty," was concluded Aug. 9, 1842, settling the northern boundary of the country. On the points at issue in this boundary question, see Benton's Thirty years' view, v. 2, pp. 420-50. Also the late Israel Washburn's address before the Maine Historical Society, on The northern boundary and the Webster-Ashburton treaty. See also Barrow's Oregon, pp. 229-38. See also Curtis's Life of Webster, v. 2, pp. 94-205; and Lodge's Daniel Webster, pp. 253-60. Compare also Webster's Private correspondence, v. 2, pp. 148-58. Adams's Albert Gallatin, v. 3. See also Niles's Register, v. 64, p. 27. The text of the treaty is in the Treaties and conventions, pp. 369-75. H. Social features. San Francisco as it existed in 1841 is described in Commodore Wilkes's Explorations, v. 5, pp. 151-52. The first message sent over the Morse electric telegraph, May 29, ...show more

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