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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Volume 8, part 2: Chester A. Arthur   By: (1843-1914)

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In this volume devoted to President Chester A. Arthur, readers are treated to a comprehensive collection of his messages and papers during his time in office. James D. Richardson has brought together a wealth of information that sheds light on Arthur's presidency and his stance on various policies and issues.

The book offers a valuable insight into Arthur's leadership style and decision-making process, making it a valuable resource for history buffs and scholars alike. Richardson's meticulous curation of documents provides a clear and concise overview of Arthur's presidency, allowing readers to gain a deeper understanding of his administration.

Overall, this volume is a must-read for anyone interested in delving into the intricacies of American politics during the late 19th century. The detailed analysis and wealth of primary sources make it an essential addition to any history lover's library.

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Chester A. Arthur

September 19, 1881, to March 4, 1885

Chester A. Arthur

Chester Alan Arthur was born in Fairfield, Franklin County, Vt., October 5, 1830. He was the eldest son of Rev. William Arthur and Malvina Stone. His father, a Baptist minister, was born in Ireland and emigrated to the United States. Chester prepared for college at Union Village in Greenwich and at Schenectady, N.Y., and in 1845 entered the sophomore class of Union College. While in his sophomore year taught school for a term at Schaghticoke, Rensselaer County, and a second term at the same place during his last year in college. Joined the Psi Upsilon Society, and was one of six in a class of one hundred who were elected members of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the condition of admission being high scholarship. After his graduation in 1848, at the age of 18, attended a law school at Ballston Spa, N.Y.; returned to Lansingburg, N.Y., where his father then resided, and continued his legal studies. Was principal of an academy at North Pownal, Bennington County, Vt., in 1851. In 1853 entered the law office of Erastus D. Culver in New York City as a student; was admitted to the bar during the same year, and at once became a member of the firm of Culver, Parker & Arthur... Continue reading book >>

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