Rutherford Hayes was President of the United States during the Victorian era.

As President, he was given the Resolute Desk by Queen Victoria as a thank you gift for discovering the HMS Resolute.[1]


  1. "It was built from the timbers of the H.M.S. Resolute and given to Rutherford Hayes by Queen Victoria to thank the U.S. for finding the abandoned ship." from Night Five
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