Such Conduct Should Not Be Repeated

by Gaz Regan · Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 · Quotes

Such Conduct Should Not Be Repeated

Andrew Johnson, most unfortunately for himself, was intoxicated when sworn in as Vice-President of the United States . . . That he admitted his lapse at the outset is evident from the fact that he preserved the proof among his own manuscripts; and doubtless both he and his devoted wife andrew johnsonmourned the mortifying incident and resolved that such conduct should not be repeated.  .”  President [Andrew] Johnson and Posterity by James Schouler.  Found in The Bookman: An Illustrated Magazine of Literature and Life.  Published by Dodd, Mead and Company, 1912.

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