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Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 26 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 13 1 Browse Search
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John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 24: Grant's first administration (search)
uld be, detailed as his principal assistant; but, instead of mending matters, this made them worse. Borie accepted the office and entered upon his duties; but when it became generally known that both he and Stewart had been liberal contributors to the fund for the purchase of a house for General Grant, and that the general's acquaintance with them dated from that purely personal transaction, the outcry became so great that Borie was presently forced to resign. His place was filled by George M. Robeson, an inconspicuous citizen of Camden, New Jersey, whose management of the department finally brought serious discredit upon the administration. Doubtless in ignorance of the fact that the appointment was only temporary, Dana spoke of Washburne for the Department of State with unqualified approval. He characterized him as an experienced legislator of vigorous, masculine intellect and thorough American feeling, who would surely maintain the honor and the interests of our country in th
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 25: epoch of public corruption (search)
tion against political fraud, bribery, and present-taking, whether by Republicans or Democrats, by municipal or federal officeholders, as a serious menace to our free institutions. It spared neither high nor low in its denunciations. It scored Robeson's corruption in the Navy Department and Tweed's spoliation of the city treasury with equal impartiality and equal severity. On February 17, 1872, the Sun published a leading editorial in which it stated that the nation was now passing throughms for the Supreme Court of the United States, and had the pleasure of seeing their names withdrawn. It denounced the weakness and incompetency of Richardson as Secretary of the Treasury, the corruption of Creswell as Postmaster-General, and of Robeson as Secretary of the Navy. It held up to public scorn the name of Oakes Ames, for distributing gratuitously the stock of the Credit Mobilier, which had made enormous profits out of the construction of the Union Pacific Railway, and exposed such
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Index (search)
12. Religion, 16, 17,27,28,34,451,452. Republican party, foundation of, 126, 138, 152. Resaca, railroad station at, 294. Review, great, 341, 361, 362. Revolution, French, of 1848, 62, et seq. Reynolds, General, J. J., 269, 348. Richmond, 166, 256, 310, 318, 320, 326, 327, 329, 330, 332, 333, 353, 356, 357, 359, 363. Ringgold Station, 257. Ripley, George, 17, 26, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35-37, 39, 44, 45, 48, 49, 51, 153, 158, 176, 453, 454. Roberts, Marshall O., 401. Robeson, George M., 411, 424, 433. Robespierre, 68, 69. Robinson, General, 373. Rockville, 336. Rocky Springs, 221. Rodenbough, Captain, 352. Rolling Fork Bayou, 207. Roosevelt, President, 103. Rosecrans, General, 232-234, 236, 253-258, 260, 262-268, 271-278, 339. Rossville, 191. Rousseau, General, 270. Roxbury, 37. Russia, 82. Rust, Senator, 144, 145. S. Sackville-West, Sir Lionel, 475. Safe Burglary Conspiracy, 434,435, 441, 442, 493. St. Thomas Island, 402. Sale of