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OF

SAMUEL J. TILDEN

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BY

JOHN BIGELOW, LL.D.

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AUTHOR OF

"LIFE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN LIFE OF WILLIAM
CULLEN BRYANT FRANCE AND THE CONFEDERATE NAVY"
EDITOR OF “WRITINGS AND SPEECHES OF

SAMUEL J. TILDEN ETC.

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Copyright, 1895, by John Bigelow,

All rights reserved.

CONTENTS

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capitulation of the administration — The ignominious end of seven

years' persecution — Letters of Edwards Pierrepont, special coun-

sel for the government; S. L. Woodford, United States District

Attorney; Green B. Raum, United States Commissioner of Inter-

nal Revenue; Charles J. Folger, Secretary of the Treasury; and

Benjamin H. Brewster, Attorney-General of the United States, 224-260

CHAPTER VIII

The purchase of Graystone — Dinner to J. S. Morgan – Mr. Tilden

rebukes third-term candidates for the presidency Withdraws

from public life - Letter to Mr. Manning declining the presidential

nomination in 1880 — The Cincinnati convention — Urged for a re-

nomination in 1884 - Second letter of declension

261-288

CHAPTER IX

Tilden's relations to the new President -Senator Garland a suitor - Let-

ters to Manning — Tilden's and Jefferson's views of civil service-

Harbor defences — Letter to Carlisle — Tilden's friends proscribed

at Washington - Letter to Watterson George W. Julian

Tilden discourages his nephew and namesake from embarking in

politics — R. B. Minturn Manning's illness and retirement from

the treasury History of the Monroe Doctrine — The Broadway

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