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John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 23: period of reconstruction (search)
ial policy of Grant's administration Opposes creation of New departments of government Approves general amnesty Recommends Greeley for Grant's cabinet or minister to England manifest Destiny or Continental Union annexation of Haiti and Santo Domingo repeal of tenure of office act arrest of Samuel Bowles Dana closed the contract for the control of the New York Sun late in December, 1867, or early in January, 1868, for himself and his associates, among whom were such distinguished men be said that Dana at first opposed and then, after seeing the treaty which Seward had negotiated for that purpose, favored the acquisition of the Danish island of St. Thomas. About the same time he advocated the annexation of both Haiti and Santo Domingo on fair and honorable terms, as the best means then feasible of making our position in the West Indies secure. In order to relieve Grant's administration from embarrassment, he favored the repeal of the tenure of office act, which, it will b
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 24: Grant's first administration (search)
tic of the administration before the end of its first year, he did not fail to praise the President whenever an opportunity presented itself. He specially commended him for adopting Secretary Seward's policy of purchasing Haiti and acquiring Santo Domingo. He also praised the President's views on the currency question as sound and statesmanlike, while on the other hand he criticised him severely for advocating the renewal of the income tax, which had been passed as a war measure with a specifhat the United States, within five years after the abolition of slavery at home, were permitting themselves to be used to fasten slavery and the slave-trade anew upon the people of Cuba. While the Sun from the first favored the annexation of Santo Domingo by honorable means, it came out in January, 1870, against the consummation of the iniquitous scheme ... without the honest consent of the Dominican people, and raised a warning voice against the visit of the President to the Senate's anteroom
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 25: epoch of public corruption (search)
aty of Washington. And yet his opposition to the Babcock-Baez Treaty for the acquisition of Santo Domingo, and the practical alliance which grew up between the Sun and the powerful group of senatorsington, by Charles Francis Adams. The immediate effect of the combined opposition to the Santo Domingo Treaty was to make an impassable breach between Senator Sumner, chairman of the Committee onake 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 Gaided 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 had been fixed upon the treaty, and its nentral Pacific contractors, the congressional salary grab, and the plan for the annexation of Santo Domingo. It opposed the confirmation of Caleb Cushing and George H. Williams for the Supreme Court
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Index (search)
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 arms to France, 425. Sallust, 56. Santo Domingo, 402, 419,420,422, 435. Satartia, trip to, 231, 232. Savannah, 352, 353, 355. Scates, Judge, 253. Schiller, 56. Schofield, General, 353, 354, 356, 406, 410, 411. Schurz, Carl, 36, 296, 431. Scituate, Massachusetts, 13, 15, 25, 27, 28. Scott, General, 118, 123, 127, 175, 213. Secret Service agents, 185, 186, 341. Sedgwick, General, 249, 311, 319. Seward, William H., 99, 118, 130, 145, 152, 153, 161, 162, 179, 180-182, 354,365, 368, 397,402, 408,419. Seymour, Governor,