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Hamilton Fish; the inner history of the Grant administration.

Author: Allan Nevins
Publisher: New York, F. Ungar Pub. Co. [1957]
Series: American classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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This biography of the Secretary of State under President Grant received the Pulitzer Prize for biography. In the midst of Reconstruction following the Civil War, Fish was a commanding figure who was one of the ablest Cabinet members. His astute and patient diplomacy kept the peace in foreign and domestic affairs.
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Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971.
Hamilton Fish.
New York, F. Ungar Pub. Co. [1957]
(OCoLC)559627557
Named Person: Hamilton Fish; Ulysses S Grant; Hamilton Fish; Ulysses S Grant; Hamilton Fish; Ulysses S Grant
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Nevins
OCLC Number: 478495
Description: 2 volumes (xxi, 932 pages) illustrations, portraits, coat of arms 24 cm.
Contents: Volume 1. An heir of the Federalists --
The great Whig battles --
The senate in stormy days --
Travel and war --
The watcher --
Grant in power --
Portrait of a president --
Broadside from Sumner --
Revolt in Cuba --
Motley's insubordination --
A duel with Rawlins --
Pandora's box --
Congress in sessions --
The battle of Santo Domingo --
Crisis : June 1870 --
Exit Motley --
and Sumner's policy --
War in Europe --
The road to peace. Volume 2. Sumner deposed --
The Treaty of Washington --
Midsummer medley, 1871 --
The treaty in peril --
The verdict at Geneva --
Potomac backgrounds --
Four years more --
A republic in Spain --
The first scandals --
The Virginius --
Panic and inflation --
Backstairs intrigue --
Grant and the south --
The whiskey ring --
Babcock and belknap at bay --
The breakdown of the administration --
The Hayes-Tilden contest --
Stubborn Britain and proud Spain --
The varied scene. Volume 2. Appendices. Special diplomatic problems --
Canadian fisheries andn reciprocity --
Rawlins and the Cuban bonds --
Manuscript sources.
Series Title: American classics.
Responsibility: With an introd. by John Bassett Moore.

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This biography of the Secretary of State under President Grant received the Pulitzer Prize for biography. In the midst of Reconstruction following the Civil War, Fish was a commanding figure who was one of the ablest Cabinet members. His astute and patient diplomacy kept the peace in foreign and domestic affairs.

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