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A Political History Of The State Of New York Volumes 1 3

Auhtor: Dealva Stanwood Alexander

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... that admirable and orderly system of jurisprudence that has adorned the judiciary of New York for more than a century. The men of the older school had ...
... passing of Tilden, but there seems no reason for surprise. Tilden was essentially an opportunist. He attacked the Tweed ring after its exposure ...
... Moreover, Hamilton was accustomed to give, not to receive orders. Had Washington lived, Hamilton would doubtless never have written the letter, ...
... had the advantage of family, Tompkins the disadvantage of being a stranger. When the former entered the Legislature, the latter had only opened ...
... inadvisable for the popular young Judge to leave the bench and to save the party from disruption Rufus King consented to head the Federalist ticket. ...
... provided for the transfer of the equitable powers of the Court of Chancery to the courts of common law. This was the extreme view. Although the convention, ...
... now. His letters indicate that he gave personal attention to the selection of all delegates, and that he wanted only those in whom reliance could ...
... responded to the advantages of the money plethora. Democracy rode on the crest of the wave, and Jackson's financial policy was accepted with ...
... unanimously nominated for governor, with Samuel J. Wilkin, of Orange, for lieutenant-governor. Wilkin had been a leader of the Adams party in the ...
... latter's speech at Philadelphia had made the Buffalonian Vice President, and his following naturally favoured Collier. It was a noisy company, and, ...
... a few years, something of the influence possessed by Thurlow Weed as a managing politician, with this difference, perhaps, that Fenton trusted ...
... and, apparently without any scruples whatever, he decided that the nominee must receive the equivalent of two-thirds of the electoral college.[529] ...
... York, thus seriously endangering the election of Abraham Lincoln, the Republican editors opened their batteries upon him with well-directed aim. ...
... showing him marked attention. But neither this fact nor Barney's subsequent support at Chicago sufficiently accounts for the strong preference indicated ...
... slave State politicians. It declared that the Union was suffering from timid counsels and mistaken deference to rebel slavery that all attempts to ...
... of hate and passion, placed obstacles in its own pathway which it cannot overcome, and has hampered its own freedom of action by unconstitutional ...
... of the government during the war, and it was believed his career would command the largest measure of public confidence in the present emergency. ...
... departments of the municipal and county governments. They were prepared by the comptroller, examined by the city council and county supervisors respectively, ...
... infinitely worse than Tweed's government of the city of New York.[1342] [Footnote 1342: New York Tribune, September 5, 1872.] Following ...
... the legal canvassing boards finally certified the electoral votes to Hayes and Wheeler. On December 6 the official count in all the States ...