Morse, The Federalist Party in Massachusetts (Princeton, N.J., 1909); and the biographies and writings of George Cabot, Fisher Ames, Gouverneur Morris, John Jay, Rufus King, Timothy Pickering, Theodore Sedgwick, C. C. Pinckney and J.
C. Ord (1867), Alvan C. Gillem (1868) and Irvin McDowell (June-July 1868), and by Gillem (1868-1869) and Adelbert Ames (1869-1870).
The Democrats carried the legislature in 1875, and preferred impeachment charges against Governor Adelbert Ames.
Governor Ames, when the impeachment charges against him were dismissed on the 29th of March 1876, immediately resigned.
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