Republican Campaign Text Book for Volume 1878

Republican Campaign Text Book for Volume 1878

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...the denial which is promptly received. This is about all the light that has ever been thrown upon the question whether Tilden took the oath or not. That the "rumor" received a "denial" mayor may not have been true; but was that "denial" true, and did Tilden himself make it? No affirmative evidence has been given on these two pointsT Revolutionary Talk by Tilden's Mouthpiece After Inauguration. The New York World, March 6, 1877, said: In a free country a majority (meaning the Democrat-) can only be deprived of its rights by fraud; and if a majority, deprived of its rights by fraud to-day cannot we cover them by honest and determined action to-morrow, it is not fit to be a majority at all. AbramS. Hewitt Forced to Resign from the National Democratic Committee by Democratic Pressure--He Makes a Very Peculiar Sort of an Apology. On the 3d March, 1877, Abram S. Hewitt resigned the chairmanship of the "National Demosratic Committee, forced to that step by Democratic anger at his course touching the Electoral Commissioi biTl. In his letter of resignation he says: An absurd statement has been widely circulated that I had declared that "I prefercd the inauguration of Hayes to the shedding of a single drop of blood." Th only remark which I ever made on this subjeot was in a private conversation, not intended to be repeated, and was to the effect that "1 would prefer four years of Hmyee administration to four years of civil war;" and upon this declaration I am willing to stand, because four year3 of civil war would, in my opinion, utterly destroy constitutional government for this geaeration at least. Judge Rl&ck Fr)ketes Revolution. In Judge Jeremiah M. Black's phillipic before the...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236764552
  • 9781236764553