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John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 24: Grant's first administration (search)
auds in the custom-house death of General Rawlins appointment of Belknap sun opposes Hoar's confirmation Condemns Secretary Fish From the preceding chapter it will be evident to the most casual reader that Dana, from the beginning, conformed sfor the purpose of giving him prestige. As a matter of fact, he held office but a few days, when he was succeeded by Hamilton Fish, who had been so long absent from active public life that he was almost forgotten. Dana alone had remembered and meneneral must necessarily be also a great statesman. At all events, they seemed to act on this theory. Those of them, like Fish, who had no views in opposition to those of the President, held their places to the end, while those like Cox and Hoar of greed with the Sun, for it rejected the nomination with no excuse and but little delay. About this time the Sun condemned Fish for permitting his son-in-law to be counsel for the Spanish government, and for not stopping the war against Cuba. It con
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 25: epoch of public corruption (search)
Sumner, chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations, and the President. Thereafter it was only necessary for Sumner and his friends to support a measure to make it certain that Grant and his friends would oppose it. Sumner resisted the annexation of Santo Domingo, but favored the annexation of Canada and the neighboring provinces. From that time forth Grant did all in his power to override the opposition and to carry his own measures through. To that end he gave his fullest support to Fish's plans for a settlement with England, and had the pleasure not only of seeing the haughty and recalcitrant Sumner deposed by his fellow-senators from the chairmanship of the Committee on Foreign Relations, but also of seeing the treaty of arbitration negotiated, approved, and carried into effect. On the other hand, the senatorial group, aided by the Sun, after a long and bitter struggle, succeeded in defeating the annexation of Santo Domingo, largely because of the taint of corruption which
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Index (search)
169. Emerson, 19, 21, 26, 33, 35. Enfranchisement of negroes, 383. England, 71, 90, 143, 183. Ericsson, Caloric engine of, 119, 120. Euripides, 56. Europe, 62, 63, 71, 79, 90, 91, 92, 131. Eustis, General, 329. Evening Post, 437, 440. Everett, Secretary of State, despatch on Cuba, 125. Ewell, General, 268, 330, 331, 336, 339. Eyrie, the, 44. F. Farragut, Admiral, 342. Fessenden, Senator, 354, Fifteenth Amendment, 403, 445. Fillmore, 125, 12S, 149. Fish, Hamilton, 418, 420, 423. Five Forks, 331, 356. Flint, Dr., Austin, 9, 18, 25. Fort Fisher, 352, 356. Forts Henry and Donelson, 170, 189, 190, 191, 242, 267, 282. Fort Monroe, 334, 335, 359, 360, 361, 364, 365. Fort Powhatan on the James, 329. Forward to Richmond, 166, 189. Foster, S. S., 149. Franklin, General, 334, 336, 348. Frauds of contractors, 341. Fredericksburg, 320. Fremont, General, 147-150, 186, 187, 396, 488. French arms scandal, 425. G. Galena, Rawlins' sp