Roscoe Conkling - Quotes

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Show me a better man. Name one and I am answered; but do not point, as a disqualification, to the very facts which make this man fit beyond all others. ---->>>

He will hew to the line of right, let the chips fly where they may. ---->>>

Obeying instructions I should never dare to disregard, expressing, also, my own firm conviction, I rise in behalf of the State of New York to propose a nomination with which the country and the Republican party can grandly win. ---->>>

The election before us will be the Austerlitz of American politics. ---->>>

Without bureaus, committees, officials or emissaries to manufacture sentiment in his favor, without intrigue or effort on his part, Grant is the candidate whose supporters have never threatened to bolt. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: October 30, 1829
Die: April 18, 1888
Occupation: Politician

Roscoe Conkling (October 30, 1829 – April 18, 1888) was a politician from New York who served both as a member of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. He was the leader of the Stalwart faction of the Republican Party, the first Republican senator from New York to be elected for three terms, and the last person to turn down a U (wikipedia)