STATES & CITIES: Empire Dust

In his smoke-begrimed frame on a wall of Tennessee's capitol, Andrew Jackson seemed to cock his long ears expectantly one day last week. Below him sat the House, strangely hushed. Another hot political battle—the kind Old Hickory loved so well—was rumbling into Nashville. To his feet rose Representative John Tipton of Tipton to announce:

"We have found that . . . the admitted and uncontroverted facts alone warrant the impeachment of Governor Henry Hollis Horton and, pursuant to the orders of this House ... we are...

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