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... as a prominent champion of reform and opponent of Blaime at the Chicago
convention when only twenty-five; as a candidate for mayor of New York city
when barely twentyeight, receiving as he did a larger percentage of votes than
had ever ...
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 ...
When he retired from the legislature, he had already become a character of
national interest; and so far from being consigned to private life, he was chosen
as a delegate at large to the National Republican convention in 1884, and sent ...
So that, in sending representatives to the convention, the Republicans of New
York felt that no greater good could be achieved than in the defeat of Mr. Blaine.
To that end, no specific directions bound the delegates. They were at liberty to
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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