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A Compilation Of The Messages And Papers Of The Presidents Volume 9 (Fiscle Part-4)

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A Compilation Of The Messages And Papers Of The Presidents Volume 9 (Fiscle Part-4)
Benjamin Harrison, Twenty-Third President Of The United States, Was Born
At North Bend, Ohio, August 20, 1833. His Father, John Scott Harrison,
Was The Third Son Of General William Henry Harrison, Ninth President
Of The United States, Who Was The Third And Youngest Son Of Benjamin
Harrison, One Of The Signers Of The Declaration Of Independence. John
Scott Harrison Was Twice Married, His Second Wife Being Elizabeth,
Daughter Of Archibald Irwin, Of Mercersburg, Pa. Benjamin Was The Second
Son Of This Marriage. His Parents Were Resolutely Determined Upon The
Education Of Their Children, And Early In Childhood Benjamin Was Placed
Under Private Instruction At Home. In 1847 He And His Elder Brother Were
Sent To A School On What Was Known As College Hill, A Few Miles From
Cincinnati. After Remaining There Two Years Entered The Junior Class At
Miami University, At Oxford, Ohio, Where He Was Graduated In 1852.

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