Office of the President of the United States,
Washington, Dec. 12, 1881
To the Senate of the United States:
I nominate Frederick F. Fielinghauysen of New Jersey, to be Secretary of State, vice James G. Blaine who has resigned.
Chester A. Arthur
This is a receipt for tuition at the Cincinnati (Ohio) Conservatory of Music for Madge (Margaret Elizabeth) Gates.This is a receipt for tuition at the Cincinnati (Ohio) Conservatory of Music for Madge (Margaret Elizabeth) Gates.
In the spring of 1882, the Chinese Exclusion Act was passed by Congress and signed by President Chester A. Arthur. This act provided an absolute 10-year moratorium on Chinese labor immigration. For the first time, Federal law proscribed entry of an ethnic working group on the premise that it en...
Following the assassination of President James A. Garfield by a disgruntled job seeker, Congress passed the Pendleton Act in January of 1883. The act was steered through Congress by long-time reformer Senator George Hunt Pendleton of Ohio. The act was signed into law by President Chester A. Art...