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... as a candidate for mayor of New York city when barely twentyeight, receiving
as he did a larger percentage of votes than had ever before been polled by a
Republican candidate, and as an author with more distinction than is usually
Following his retirement from the assembly he became chairman of the New York
delegation to the Republican National Convention. In national politics he was 42
to the Republican National Convention. In national politics he was as
uncompromising as he had been in the State. He demanded that everything
should be open and above board. He believed in strict adherence to party, but he
believed the ...
Then, in 1881, he attended his first primary—a primary of the Republican party—
and discovered his life-work. To most young men of his education and breeding,
fresh from their books, and acquainted with the greatest achievements of their ...
No Democrat had the ghost of a chance for election from Murray Hill; but,
similarly, no Republican had ever gone from there to the legislature at Albany
with independence enough and character enough to leave his name in the
memory of a ...
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I did not finish this book, and the first sentence from the first chapter may give you an idea why. "Restless as the sea his forefathers sailed to reach the new world; active as the soil that answered ... Read full review