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Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography Volume 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,627
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Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography Volume 1 (Paperback): James Grant Wilson
Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography Volume 1 (Paperback): James Grant Wilson

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Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography Volume 1 (Paperback)

James Grant Wilson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 Excerpt: ... habeas corpus, in suits upon policies of insurance, and in cases in which statutory or constitutional construction has been required, are specially noteworthy as able and instructive. When in January, 1877, in pursuance of an act of congress, an electoral commission was constituted to consider and report upon the controversies that had arisen over the counting of the votes of presidential electors, Judge Bradley was a member, and, as such, concurred in the conclusions reached by the majority of the commissioners, supporting those conclusions by elaborate arguments, which were published with the other proceedings of the commission. Judge Bradlev was never what is called a politician, though always holding decided opinions respecting constitutional and other public questions, and occasionally giving those opinions to the press. In his earlier years he was attached to the whig party, and later became a republican. To the government he has uniformly given a steady and efficient support. When the southern states attempted secession, he devoted his power and influence to sustaining the government against disunion, and, as counsel and director of the New Jersey railroad companies, he assisted very materially in forwarding troops and military supplies. On several occasions he accompanied new regiments to the field, and addressed them on the pending issues. In 1862, with much reluctance, he accepted the republican nomination for congress in the sixth congressional district of New Jersey; but so strongly democratic was the district that he was defeated. In 18(58 he headed the New Jersey republican electoral ticket. He is an accomplished mathematician, familiar with the higher and more abstruse processes of mathematical investigation, and not infrequently amuses hims...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: James Grant Wilson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 41mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 806
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-34476-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-34476-8
Barcode: 9781231344767

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