Hayes, president of the United States from 1877 to 1881.
Hayes, the new president, having chosen John Sherman to be his secretary of the treasury, an effort was made to send Garfield to the United States Senate in Sherman's place.
Hayes by a majority of less than 3000 votes; but the Democrats gained a majority in both branches of the state legislature, and Thurman was elected to the United States Senate, where he served from 1869 until 1881 - during the 46th Congress (1879-1881) as president pro tempore.
Hayes in 1878, forms the boundary between Argentina and Paraguay from the Paraguay river north-west to the Bolivian frontier.
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- Hayes Common Battery System.
The Stone system, compared with that of Hayes, possesses the Exchanc 1.
In 1871 he was prominent in the re-organization of Tammany after the fall of the "Tweed Ring"; from 1875 until the end of 1886 (except in 1879-1881) he was a representative in Congress; in 1876 he left Tammany for the County Democracy; in the Hayes-Tilden campaign of that year he was chairman of the Democratic National Committee, and in Congress he was one of the House members of the joint committee which drew up the famous Electoral Count Act providing for the Electoral Commission.
Hayes, James A.
He died of consumption on the 14th of June 1881 at Hayes Common, Kent.
In the national election of 1876 there were double returns (Republican: 75,315 for Hayes and 70,508 for Tilden; and Democratic: 83,723 for Tilden and 77,174 for Hayes) from Louisiana, which, as was the case with the double electoral returns from Florida, Oregon and South Carolina, were adjudicated by the Electoral Commission in favour of the Republican electors voting for Hayes.
Civil war being threatened within the state President Hayes sent to Louisiana a commission composed of Wayne McVeagh, Gen.
Hayes et al., " Geological Reconnaissance of Cuba "; Civil Report of General Leonard Wood, governor of Cuba (1902), vol.
Hayes in 1877, and Varina Anne (1864-1898), better known as "Winnie" Davis, the "daughter of the Confederacy," who was the author of several books, including A Sketch of the Life of Robert Emmet (1888), a novel, The Veiled Doctor (1895), and A Romance of Summer Seas (1898).
With Grant's successors, Hayes and Garfield, his relations were not cordial; an opponent of civil service reform, he came into conflict with President Hayes over the removal of Chester A.
Layard in the palace of Assur-bani-pal at Kuyunjik (Nineveh), as long ago as 1851 and noticed then as in a " doubtful character," were compared by Hayes Ward and found to be of the Hamathite class.
The Resumption Act of 1875, which provided for the return of specie payments four years later, was largely his work both in inception and in formulation, and his appointment to the head of the Treasury Department by President Hayes in 1877 enabled him to carry the policy embodied in the law to successful execution.
At the end of the Hayes administration he was again elected to the Senate from Ohio and held his seat until 1897.
Hayes of Ohio.
Haworth's The Hayes-Tilden Disputed Presidential Election of 1876 (Cleveland, 1906).
Hayes, " American Textile Machinery: its Early History, &c."
Hayes, also those in Rothwell's Mineral Industry; " Nature and Origin of Deposits of Phosphate of Lime," by R.
Hayes, is of interest, and the city has a public library (1873) and parks, in large measure the gifts of his uncle, Sardis Birchard.
Hayes, "The Southern Appalachians," both in National Geographic Monographs, vol.
Among the social clubs of the city are the Queen City Club, organized in 1874; the Phoenix Club, organized in 1856 and the leading Jewish club in the city; the Cuvier Club, organized in 1871 and originally an association of hunters and anglers for the preservation of game and fish; the Cincinnati Club, the Business Men's Club, the University Club, the Art Club, and the Literary Club, of the last of which many prominent men, including President Hayes, have been members.
Hayes and Winfield Scott Hancock were nominated for the presidency.
See Joseph Tracy, The Great Awakening (Boston, 1842); Samuel P. Hayes, "An Historical Study of the Edwardean Revivals," in The American Journal of Psychology, vol.
Perowne, afterwards bishop of Worcester; the Rev. Edward Hayes Plumtre (1821-1891), professor of exegesis at King's College, London, afterwards dean of Wells; Canon E.
Hayes of the Geological Survey.
DAVID HAYES AGNEW (1818-1892), American surgeon, was born in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, on the 24th of November 1818.
RUTHERFORD BIRCHARD HAYES (1822-1893), nineteenth president of the United States, was born in Delaware, Ohio, on the 4th of October 5822.
Hayes stoutly advocated the speediest practicable resumption of specie payments, and carried the election.
The "sound-money campaign" in Ohio having attracted the attention of the whole country, Hayes was marked out as a candidate for the presidency, and he obtained the nomination of the Republican National Convention of 1876, his chief competitor being James G.
Hayes was accordingly on the 2nd of March 1877 declared duly elected.
During his administration President Hayes devoted his efforts mainly to civil service reform, resumption of specie payments and the pacification of the Southern States, recently in rebellion.
President Hayes endeavoured in vain to induce Congress to appropriate money for a Civil Service Commission; and whenever he made an effort to restrict the operation of the traditional "spoils system," he met the strenuous opposition of a majority of the most powerful politicians of his party.
President Hayes returned this bill with his veto, but the veto was overruled in both Houses of Congress.
In his annual message of the 1st of December 1879 President Hayes urged the suspension of the silver coinage and also the withdrawal of the United States legal tender notes, but Congress failed to act upon the recommendation.
Although President Hayes was not popular with the professional politicians of his own party, and was exposed to bitter attacks on the part of the Democratic opposition on account of the cloud which hung over his election, his conduct of public affairs gave much satisfaction to the people generally.
On the 4th of March 1881 President Hayes retired to his home at Fremont, Ohio.
Hayes, by James Quay Howard (Cincinnati, 1876);; Life of R.
Hayes, by William D.
Haworth, The Hayes-Tilden Disputed Presidential Election of 1876 (Cleveland, 0., 1906).
In the vicinity of Bromley, Bickley is a similar residential township, Hayes Common is a favourite place of excursion, and at Holwood Hill near Keston are remains of a large encampment known as Caesar's Camp. Bromley was incorporated in 1903, and is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
Hayes began the reform of the civil service with the New York custom-house.
He was speaker of the House from December 1876 to March 1881, during a period marked by rancorous debates concerning the disputed Hayes-Tilden presidential election.
But in 1875 he campaigned for Hayes, as the representative of sound money, in the Ohio gubernatorial campaign.
In 1876 he supported Hayes in the contest for the presidency, and Hayes made him in 1877 his secretary of the interior, and followed much of his advice in other cabinet appointments and in his inaugural address.
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Under an appointment by President Hayes, he prepared the second edition of the United States Revised Statutes (1878).