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The Life, Public Services and Select Speeches of Rutherford B. Hayes by Howard, James Quay

The Life, Public Services and Select Speeches of Rutherford B. Hayes by Howard, James Quay

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RUTHERFORD B. HAYES
BY
J. Q. HOWARD

CINCINNATI
ROBERT CLARKE & CO
1876

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1876, by
ROBERT CLARKE & CO.
In the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.
Stereotyped by Ogden, Campbell & Co., Cincinnati.

CONTENTS.
CHAPTER I.
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ANCESTRY.
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Line of Descent\u2014Family Tradition\ue000Indian Fighters\ue001Grandfather Rutherford\ue002Chloe Smith
Hayes\ue003Father and Mother\ue004Characteristics\ue005Tribute to a Sister\ue006General Character of Ancestors9
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CHAPTER II.
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BOYHOOD AND EDUCATION.
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Birthplace\ue007University\ue008Springs\ue009Kossuth's Allusion\ue00aEarly Instructors\ue00bSent East\ue00cCollege
Life\ue00dBegan the Study of Law\ue00eAt Harvard Law School\ue00fStory, Greenleaf, Webster, Agassiz, and
Longfellow\ue010Admission to Bar15

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CHAPTER III.
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AT THE BAR.
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Commences Practice\ue011First Case\ue012Partnership with Ralph P. Buckland\ue013Settles in
Cincinnati\ue014Becoming Known\ue015Literary Club\ue016Nancy Farrer Case\ue017Summons
Case\ue018Marriage\ue019Law Partners\ue01aCity Solicitor22

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CHAPTER IV.
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IN THE FIELD.
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Appointed Major\ue01bJudge Advocate\ue01cLieutenant-Colonel\ue01dSouth
Mountain\ue01eWounded—Fighting while Down—After Morgan—Battle of Cloyd
Mountain—Charge up the Mountain—Enemy's Works Carried by Storm—First
Battle of Winchester—Berryville31

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CHAPTER V.
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FROM MAJOR TO MAJOR-GENERAL.
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RUTHERFORD B. HAYES
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Opequan—Morass—First Over—Intrepidity—Official
Reports—Assault on Fisher's Hill—Battle of Cedar Creek—Commands a
Division—Promoted on Field—His Wounds—A Hundred Days under Fire43

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CHAPTER VI.
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IN CONGRESS.
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Nomination—Refuses to Leave Army—Election
Incident—Election—Course in Congress—Services on Library
Committee—Votes on Various Questions—Submits Plan of Constitutional
Amendments—Re-nominated by Acclamation—Re-elected by Increased
Majority—Overwhelmed with Soldiers' Letters—Character as Congressman51

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CHAPTER VII.
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ELECTED GOVERNOR OF OHIO.
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Party of States Rights—Their Convention—Platform—Nomination of
Thurman—Republican Convention and Platform—Nomination of General
Hayes—Opening Speech at Lebanon—Thurman at Waverly—National Interest
Aroused—Hayes Victorious—Inaugural—First Annual Message—Second
Annual Message62

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CHAPTER VIII.
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SECOND ELECTION AS GOVERNOR.
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Re-nomination—Democratic Platform—Nomination of
Rosecrans—Declines—Pendleton Nominated—Hayes at
Wilmington—Election—Second Inaugural—Civil Service Reform—Short
Addresses—Letters—Annual Message—Democratic Estimate of
It—Davidson Fountain Address—Message of 1872—Work Accomplished90

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CHAPTER IX.
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THIRD TIME ELECTED GOVERNOR.
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The Senatorship Declined—Army Banquet Speech—Third Time Nominated for
Congress—Glendale Speech—Declines a Federal Office—Making a
Home—Nomination for Governor—Platform—Serenade
Speech—Democratic Convention and Platform—Marion Speech of
Hayes—Woodford—Grosvenor—Schurz—Inflation
Drivel—Interest in the Contest—Honest Money Triumphant—Third
Inaugural124

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CHAPTER X.
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NOMINATION TO THE PRESIDENCY.
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Early Suggestions—Letters on Subject—Garfield Letter—Action of State
Convention—Cincinnati Convention—Course of his Friends —First and Second
Day's Events—Speech of Noyes—Balloting—Nominated on Seventh
Ballot—Officially Notified—Habits—Personal
Appearance—Family—Letter of Acceptance—Character as a Soldier, Magistrate,
and Man—Domestic Surroundings143

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APPENDIX.
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I. Speech at Lebanon, Ohio, August 5, 1867167
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II. Speech at Sidney, Ohio, September 4, 1867202
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III. Speech on his Re-nomination, June 23, 1869222
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IV. Speech at Zanesville, Ohio, August 24, 1871231
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V. Speech at Marion, Ohio, July 31, 1875241
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VI. Speech at Fremont, June 25, 1876.256
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