Cyclopædia of Political Science, Political Economy, and the Political History of the United States

Edited by: Lalor, John J.
(?-1899)
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1881
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New York: Maynard, Merrill, and Co.
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1899
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Includes articles by Frédéric Bastiat, Gustave de Molinari, Henry George, J. B. Say, Francis A. Walker, and more.
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BLAINE

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BLAINE, James Gillespie, was born in Washington county, Pa., Jan. 31, 1830; became a newspaper editor in Maine; was a representative in congress, (republican), 1863-75; was speaker of the house, 1869-75; was United States senator, 1876-81; and became secretary of state under Garfield. (See ADMINISTRATION.) In 1876 and 1880 he was one of the prominent competitors for the republican nomination for the presidency. (See REPUBLICAN PARTY).

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