Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)

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VICE PRESIDENT AND FIRST LADY:

William Wheeler
William Wheeler
Lucy Hayes
Lucy Hayes

OVERVIEW:

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The Miller Center (UVA)
American Presidents (C-SPAN)
History Channel

THE FIRST LADY:

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White House Historical Association
First Ladies (C-SPAN)

 

RESOURCES/ PAPERS:

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Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center (RBHPC)
Diaries and Letters
Letters and Messages
Public Papers (American Presidency Project)
Speech Archive (RBHPC, Miller Center)

1876 ELECTION:

Samuel J. Tilden
Samuel J. Tilden

Results
Library of Congress Resources
Overview (Harpweek)
Cartoons (Harpweek)
Biographies (Harpweek)
The Disputed Election of 1876 (RBHPC)
Tilden’s Concession speech (RBHPC)

 

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INAUGURATION:

Inauguration of Rutherford B. Hayes

 

1877 Address (Transcript)
Library of Congress (1877)
Joint Congressional Committee (1877)

SUPREME COURT NOMINEES:

John M. Harlan
John M. Harlan

William Woods (1880)
John M. Harlan (1877)

CABINET:

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Vice President:
William A. Wheeler (1877–1881)

Secretary of the Interior:
Carl Schurz (1877–1881)

Attorney General:
Charles Devens (1877–1881)

Secretary of the Navy:
Nathan Goff Jr. (1881)
Richard W. Thompson (1877–1880)

Postmaster General:
Horace Maynard (1880–1881)
David M. Key (1877–1880)

Secretary of State:
William M. Evarts (1877–1881)

Secretary of the Treasury:
John Sherman (1877–1881)

Secretary of War:
Alexander Ramsey (1879–1881)
George W. McCrary (1877–1879)

CONGRESS:

Speaker of the House:
Samuel J. Randall (1876-1881)

HISTORIC SITES:

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