The Civil Service and the Patronage

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The Civil Service and the Patronage  (1905) 
by Carl Russell Fish


HARVARD

HISTORICAL STUDIES


PUBLISHED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF

HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT FROM THE INCOME OF


The Henry Warren Torrey Fund


Volume XI


THE CIVIL SERVICE

AND

THE PATRONAGE


BY

CARL RUSSELL FISH, Ph.D.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF AMERICAN HISTORY IN THE

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN

SOMETIME AUSTIN TEACHING FELLOW IN HARVARD UNIVERSITY



NEW YORK

LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO.

LONDON AND BOMBAY

1905


Copyright, 1904,

By the President and Fellows of Harvard College.



CONTENTS.


Preface
Chapter I. Establishment of the National Civil Service, 1789-1801.
Chapter II. Jefferson's Policy as to Public Office, 1801-1809.
Chapter III. The Patronage Question Under Discussion, 1809-1829.
Chapter IV. A Genesis of the Spoils System, 1775-1828.
Chapter V. Establishment of the Spoils System Under Jackson, 1829-1837.
Chapter VI. Immediate Effects of the New Policy, 1837-1845.
Chapter VII. The Spoils System Triumphant, 1845-1865.
Chapter VIII. Machinery of the Spoils System.
Chapter IX. A Struggle for the Patronage, 1865-1887.
Chapter X. Period of Civil Service Reform, 1865-1901.
Chapter XI. Present Status of the Civil Service Reform Movement.
 
Appendix A. Officers of the Confederation and the States appointed to Positions under the Constitution of 1789
Appendix B. Tables of Hold-over Officials
Appendix C. Removals under Tyler after Webster's Resignation
Appendix D. List of Authorities


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