The Presidents of the United States, 1789-1914/Volume III

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Photograph by Houseworth, San Francisco




CONTENTS

PAGE
Andrew Johnson
By James Phelan 1
Ulysses S. Grant
By Horace Porter 21
Rutherford B. Hayes
By Carl Schurz 107
James A. Garfield
By William Walter Phelps 161
Chester A. Arthur
By William E. Chandler 195
Grover Cleveland
By William E. Russell  239




LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS


ULYSSES SIMPSON GRANT
 Photograph by Houseworth, San Francisco

Frontispiece
Facing Page

ANDREW JOHNSON
 Photograph by Brady, Washington, D. C.

4
BIRTHPLACE OF ANDREW JOHNSON, RALEIGH, N. C. 8
FAC-SIMILE OF LAST PAGE OF LETTER FROM ANDREW JOHNSON TO DAVID D. PATTERSON 14

ULYSSES SIMPSON GRANT, OCTOBER 8, 1864
 Photograph by E. and H. T. Anthony, N. Y.

24

BIRTHPLACE OF U. S. GRANT, POINT PLEASANT, OHIO
 Photograph made in 1863 by F. L. Dickinson

28
FAC-SIMILE LETTER FROM GEN. GRANT TO GEN. S. B. BUCKNER, DEMANDING AN UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER 34
FAC-SIMILE LETTER FROM U. S. GRANT TO JAMES GRANT WILSON 76

EQUESTRIAN STATUE OF GENERAL GRANT
 Photograph of the Model, Henry Merwin Shrady, Sculptor

100

RUTHERFORD BIRCHARD HAYES
 Photograph by Handy, Washington, D. C.

110
SPIEGEL GROVE: FREMONT, OHIO, THE HOME OF RUTHERFORD B. HAYES 120
FAC-SIMILE LETTER FROM RUTHERFORD B. HAYES TO JAMES GRANT WILSON 154

JAMES ABRAM GARFIELD
 Photograph by Pach Bros., N. Y.

164
FAC-SIMILE OF LAST PAGE OF LETTER FROM J. A. GARFIELD TO JAMES H. RHODES 182
HOME OF JAMES A. GARFIELD, MENTOR, OHIO  188

CHESTER ALAN ARTHUR
 Photograph by Mora, N. Y.

198

HOME OF CHESTER A. ARTHUR, 123 LEXINGTON AVENUE, N. Y. CITY, AS IT APPEARS TO-DAY
 Here Mr. Arthur Took the Oath as President, September 20, 1881, and Died November 18, 1886

212
FAC-SIMILE LETTER FROM CHESTER A. ARTHUR TO JAMES GRANT WILSON 226

GROVER CLEVELAND
 Photograph by Pach Bros., N. Y

242
BIRTHPLACE OF GROVER CLEVELAND, THE PRESBYTERIAN PARSONAGE, CALDWELL, N. J. 248
FAC-SIMILE LETTER FROM GROVER CLEVELAND TO MRS. JAMES GRANT WILSON 254
PORTRAITS OF THE LADIES OF THE WHITE HOUSE FROM 1865 TO 1889 End of Volume


THE PRESIDENTS

OF THE UNITED STATES

1789-1914


BY

JOHN FISKE, CARL SCHURZ, ROBERT C. WINTHROP, GEORGE TICKNOR CURTIS, GEORGE BANCROFT, JOHN HAY, AND MANY OTHERS


EDITED BY

JAMES GRANT WILSON


ILLUSTRATED


Volume III




NEW YORK

CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS

1914