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1871

JAN

The Arkansas legislature elected Governor Powell Clayton to the Federal Senate. However, Clayton refused to serve because he would be succeeded by Lieutenant Governor James M. 928 more words

Ulysses S. Grant

1874

10 JAN

Treasury agent John D. Sanborn was indicted for revenue fraud. Sanborn had used his connection to influential politicians to obtain a contract to “discover and collect” taxes from whiskey distillers delinquent on their tax payments. 1,495 more words

Ulysses S. Grant