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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 57: attempts to reconcile the President and the senator.—ineligibility of the President for a second term.—the Civil-rights Bill.—sale of arms to France.—the liberal Republican party: Horace Greeley its candidate adopted by the Democrats.—Sumner's reserve.—his relations with Republican friends and his colleague.—speech against the President.—support of Greeley.—last journey to Europe.—a meeting with Motley.—a night with John Bright.—the President's re-election.—1871-1872. (search)
as not an improvement on the first, and it brought his party to the brink of defeat in 1876. It was the period of the Whiskey Ring conspiracy, in which he manifested more sympathy with Babcock, an indicted party, than with the prosecutors, Secretary Bristow and Solicitor Wilson; Ante, p. 429, note. The investigations concerning general orders in New York and the Sanborn moiety contracts may be referred to in this connection. (Forty-third Congress, first session, House of Representatives Reporlting the country, Congress, and his own party. George F. Hoar, always a sturdy Republican, said (May 6, 1876), as a manager of Belknap's impeachment, I have heard that suspicion haunts the footsteps of the trusted companions of the President. Bristow left the Cabinet for want of support in these prosecutions, as Cox had left it in 1870 for want of support in his endeavors to improve the civil service. Marshall Jewell, postmaster-general, had been the President's devoted and intimate friend,