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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Volume 7, part 2: Rutherford B. Hayes   By: (1843-1914)

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This book is a comprehensive collection of the messages and papers of President Rutherford B. Hayes, providing readers with valuable insight into his presidency and the key issues of his time. The author, James D. Richardson, has done an excellent job of compiling and organizing these documents, making them easily accessible to readers interested in American history.

The book covers important topics such as civil rights, economic policy, and foreign affairs, shedding light on Hayes' approach to governance and his impact on the country. Richardson's commentary and annotations add depth to the texts, providing context and analysis that enhance the reader's understanding of the material.

Overall, this volume is a valuable resource for anyone studying the history of the United States or interested in the presidency of Rutherford B. Hayes. It is well-organized, informative, and engaging, making it a worthwhile addition to any history enthusiast's library.

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Rutherford B. Hayes

March 4, 1877, to March 4, 1881

Rutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford B. Hayes was born in Delaware: Ohio, October 4, 1822. His father had died in July, 1822, leaving his mother in modest circumstances. He attended the common schools, and began early the study of Latin and Greek with Judge Sherman Finch, of Delaware. Prepared for college at an academy at Norwalk, Ohio, and at a school in Middletown, Conn. In the autumn of 1838 entered Kenyon College, at Gambier, Ohio. Excelled in logic, mental and moral philosophy, and mathematics, and also made his mark as a debater in the literary societies. On his graduation, in August, 1842, was awarded the valedictory oration, with which he won much praise. Soon afterwards began the study of law in the office of Thomas Sparrow, at Columbus, Ohio, and then attended a course of law lectures at Harvard University, entering the law school August 22, 1843, and finishing his studies there in January, 1845. As a law student he had the advantage of friendly intercourse with Judge Story and Professor Greenleaf, and also attended the lectures of Longfellow on literature and of Agassiz on natural science, pursuing at the same time the study of French and German... Continue reading book >>

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