An Historic Quote for Today, September 12, 2001

President Garfield was shot on July 2, 1881 by attorney Charles Guiteau, who was bitter about not having received a consular appointment. Newspapers around the world paid tribute to him when he finally died on September 18, 1881. Here is a quote from President Garfield, which I include:

The Auburn News and Bulletin

Auburn, Cayuga County, New York

September 27, 1881

President James A. Garfield Biography
From The White House.
 

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