Secrets of the great whiskey ring containing a complete exposure of the illicit whiskey frauds culminating in 1875 and the connection of Grant, Babcock, Douglass, Chester H. Krum, and other administration officers, established by positive and unequivocal documentary proofs ... to which is added the missing links in the chain of evidence of James A. Garfield"s implication with the District of Columbia ring and credit mobilier bribery by John McDonald

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StatementBy Gen. John McDonald.
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Paginationxii 378 p., 2 l., :
Number of Pages378
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Whiskey Ring Scandal Fact President Grant backed Benjamin H. Bristow's investigation, and said, "Let no guilty man escape." Whiskey Ring Scandal Fact The investigation into the fraud was kept secret so that evidence could be collected without alerting the people suspected of being involved Whiskey Ring Scandal Fact In May.

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Republican party operatives formed the Whiskey Ring in to raise funds for political campaigns in Missouri and other western states. Upon his release from jail McDonald accused Grant of taking part in the Ring in his book, Secrets of the Great Whiskey Ring ().

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In addition to the expected, it has sections on Congressional lobbyists, the Whiskey Ring, Grant's pre-inaugural arrangements, gamblers, houses of ill fame. Illustrated with full and double-page woodcuts, including a scene of the Vice-President's office, and Downing's Restaurant in the House of Representatives.

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Although President Grant's secretary, Orville E. Babcock, was acquitted through the personal intervention of the President, many persons believed that the Whiskey Ring was part of a plot to finance the Republican party by fraud.

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