(PRWEB) March 01, 2016
Ted Rockwell Tosh, a successful author, has completed his new book “The Life and Times of Benjamin Helm Bristow”: a gripping and potent piece of history.
Born in the Midwest, graduated Camden Military Academy in SC, and attended St. Johns University, where he began writing short stories. A first-time published author, Ted researches history and writes for knowledge and his personal entertainment. He has written more than thirty short stories and, upon the publication of Bristow, is actively researching the life of Alben Barkley. His writing style is direct and factual. The surrounding times and events are illustrated to form a complete work of the period. Ted hopes to publish Barkley after a successful debut with Bristow and some short stories. His future interests in writing are to join the life of both men into a complete story of America from 1830–1955.
Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Ted Rockwell Tosh’s poignant book delves into the life of a man that had a huge impact on America’s History.
Mr. Bristow’s family was among the founders of Kentucky and helped form the Republican Party in Kentucky. He served as a Union officer in the Civil War, was elected to the Kentucky House, appointed Kentucky US District- Attorney responsible for prosecuting Federal crimes during reconstruction. Appointed the first US Solicitor-General of the Supreme Court later served as Treasury Secretary under President Grant wherein he prosecuted the “Whiskey Ring” and the refinancing of the Civil War debt.
In eighteen seventy-six he was nominated for president, later relocated to New York City and organized the American Bar Association. His cases established legal principles including ignorance of the law was no defense, established the life of a patent and protection of creditors in preferential debts under receivership. Mr. Bristow was a consultant to three presidents and an expert on corporate law. Upon his death, tributes to his life graced the pages of newspapers throughout the US and the World acknowledging his place in history as a leader of his generation, not easily replaced.
Readers who wish to experience this potent work can purchase “The Life and Times of Benjamin Helm Bristow” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play or Barnes and Noble.
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