The Life and Times of George Washington Patterson

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Lulu.com, Nov 6, 2015 - Biography & Autobiography - 468 pages
This is the story of New York Lt. Governor George W. Patterson. Raised in Londonderry, New Hampshire he came to the Genesee Valley in New York in 1818 and rose to assembly speaker before moving to Westfield in Chautauqua County as a Land Agent. He was a friend of William Seward and Thurlow Weed and in 1848 was elected Lt. Govenor with Hamilton Fish as governor. In 1876 he was elected to the House of Representatives.
 

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Contents

Introduction
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Enters politics 3551 Chapter three Assemblyman Patterson goes to Albany 5278
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Assemblyman Patterson goes back to Albany 79131
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Assembly Speaker 132151
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Second year as speaker152166
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Leaving Leicester for Westfield 167217
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Lieutenant Governor 218228
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Hurrah for old Abe 277330
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The blessedest man in America 332364
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Congressman Patterson goes to Washington 365384
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Final year 385391
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Epilogue Chapter notes 394454
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