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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Volume 4, part 1: William Henry Harrison   By: (1843-1914)

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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Volume 4, part 1: William Henry Harrison by James D. Richardson offers readers a fascinating look into the presidency of William Henry Harrison. The book provides a comprehensive collection of Harrison's messages and papers, allowing readers to gain insight into his policies and decisions during his time in office.

Richardson's meticulous research and thorough compilation make this book a valuable resource for anyone interested in American history or the presidency. The detailed analysis of Harrison's speeches and writings offers a deeper understanding of his presidency and sheds light on the political climate of the time.

Overall, A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Volume 4, part 1: William Henry Harrison is a must-read for history buffs and anyone interested in learning more about the presidency of William Henry Harrison. Richardson's compilation provides a unique perspective on an often overlooked president, making it a valuable addition to any historical library.

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A COMPILATION

OF THE

MESSAGES AND PAPERS

OF THE

PRESIDENTS.

BY

JAMES D. RICHARDSON

A REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE STATE OF TENNESSEE

VOLUME IV

PUBLISHED BY

AUTHORITY OF CONGRESS

1902

Copyright 1897

BY JAMES D. RICHARDSON

Prefatory Note

In historic value this volume is equal to, if it does not surpass, any one of the series which has preceded it. It comprises the eight years of our history from March 4, 1841, to March 4, 1849, and includes the four years' term of Harrison and Tyler and also the term of James K. Polk. During the first half of this period the death of President Harrison occurred, when for the first time under the Constitution the Vice President succeeded to the office of President. As a matter of public interest, several papers relating to the death of President Harrison are inserted. A number of highly interesting vetoes of President Tyler appear, among which are two vetoing bills chartering a United States bank and two vetoing tariff measures. During President Tyler's Administration the protective tariff act of 1842 was passed; the subtreasury law was repealed; the treaty with Great Britain of August 9, 1842, was negotiated, settling the northeastern boundary controversy, and providing for the final suppression of the African slave trade and for the surrender of fugitive criminals; and acts establishing a uniform system of bankruptcy and providing for the distribution of the sales of the public lands were passed... Continue reading book >>


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