not do what he had done.
It was the old excuse—the same which Grant had made for himself when he had violently expelled half of the House of Representatives of Louisiana, and delivered the State prostrate into the hands of her enemies—his orders had been misunderstood.
So with Ruger.
His soldiers were put in the State House, noted.
The history of the contest between the two parties for the counting of the presidential vote, of the successful operation by which the Returning Board of Louisiana and Florida reversed the votes of those States and gave their votes to Hayes, and the settlement of the question by a special commission elected for that purpose excellence of the plan by which the Republicans proposed to keep power in their own hands by means of Returning Boards.
They nullified the votes of Florida and Louisiana without any scruple, and were supported by the Republican party, including a part of the Federal judiciary.
So that Hayes was declared elected by a majority of