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" The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it. "
PAPERS RELATING TO THE ANNEXATION OF THE HAWAIIN ISLANDS TO THE UNITED STATES - Page 48
1893
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Reconstruction and Union, 1865-1912

Paul Leland Haworth - Reconstruction - 1912 - 255 pages
...protection of the United States. "The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe," Stevens reported to Washington, "and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it." The administration partially disavowed Stevens's course, but Harrison and John W. Foster, who had succeeded...
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Since the Civil War: By Charles Ramsdell Lingley

Charles Ramsdell Lingley - United States - 1920 - 633 pages
..."The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe," Stevens had written to the State Department, early in 1893, "and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it. ' ' Elount also informed the President that the monarchy had been overturned with the active aid of...
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The McKinley and Roosevelt Administrations, 1897-1909

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1922 - 418 pages
...coveted by some American officials and a crisis occurring in January, 1893, furnished the fit occasion. "The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is...the golden hour for the United States to pluck it," wrote our minister.6 A revolution, assisted by the United States forces, took place ; the corrupt and...
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under hawaiian skies

albert pierce taylor - 1922
...was king, was the widow of the High Chief Namakaeha, uncle of Queen Emma, consort of Kamehameha IV. "The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it," was another sentence in an official letter. Independently of the Stevens campaign for annexation under...
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The McKinley and Roosevelt Administrations, 1897-1909

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1922 - 418 pages
...coveted by some American officials and a crisis occurring in January, 1893, furnished the fit occasion. "The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is...the golden hour for the United States to pluck it," wrote our minister.5 A revolution, assisted by the United States forces, took place ; the corrupt and...
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The United States in Our Own Times, 1865-1924

Paul Leland Haworth - United States - 1925 - 585 pages
...at Washington had similar views. "The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe," he wrote to his government, "and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it." A Hawaiian commission hastened to Washington to ask for annexation. They found both President Harrison...
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The Relations of the United States with the Hawaiian Islands, 1820-1898

Dorothy Marie Mulvey - 1925 - 340 pages
...State Department at once and continued to keep them in touch with conditions. On February 1, he wrote, "The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is...does not take place promptly, or is held in doubt or suspense for six or ten months, there certainly will be here a revolution to despair, and these...
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Grover Cleveland, the Man and the Statesman: An Authorized Biography, Volume 2

Robert McNutt McElroy - Clevel, Grover, Press.U.S., 1837-1908 - 1923 - 427 pages
...exultant enthusiasm with which, in a letter to the State Department dated February i, 1893, he declares: 'The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is...the golden hour for the United States to pluck it.' " Having withdrawn the treaty from the Senate, President Cleveland next sent the Honorable James H....
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The Rising American Empire

Richard Warner Van Alstyne - History - 1974 - 215 pages
...Stevens, whom Blaine had sent over in 1889. By February 1893, Stevens was in a position to tell Blaine: ' The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it '. Meanwhile the large planters, in control of the government, had sent a minister to Washington to...
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Hawaiian Native Claims Settlement Act: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. House Interior and Insular Affairs Committee - 1975
...exultant enthusiam with which in a letter to the State Department dated February 1, 1896, he declares: "The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it." AS a further illustration of the activity of this diplomatic representative, attention is called to...
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