Speeches and Writings


Speech Before City Convention, Buffalo, October 25 , 1881

First Address To The Common Council January 2, 1882

Letter Accepting Nomination for Governor, October 7, 1882

To NY Civil Service Reform Association October 28, 1882

From A Message to the New York Legislature, January, 1883

Address as Governor, at Albany, January 1 , 1883

Second Message to the New York Legislature, Jan.,1884

Serenade Speech in Albany, July 10, 1884

Response to Official Notification at Albany, ]uly 29, 1884

Letter Accepting Nomination for President, August 18, 1884

Letter to NY Civil Service Reform Assoc. October 24, 1884

Letter to the Nat. Civil Service Reform League Dec. 25, 1884

Address as President, at Washington, March 4, I 885

Accepting Letter of Resignation of Dorman B. Eaton

From the 1st Annual Message to Congress, Dec, 1885

Message on Report of the Commission March 26, 1886

Order to Heads of Departments July 14, 1886

From Second Annual Message, December 6, I 886

Order for Uniform Classification in the Departments Mar. 21, 1888

Speech to the Committee on Notification June 26, 1888

Letter Accepting Renomination September 8, 1888