Opened a fresh and more creditable chapter in Bonner's career.
At the end of October 1785 he closed a scholastic career which had been creditable but not brilliant.
If there had been no fighting daring these autumn months worthy of mention, much creditable work had been carried out by the invaders in respect to developing communications and to improving jetties and landing-places, especially at Suvla.
John's struggle against the barons and Prince Louis (1216), afterwards King Louis VIII., was the most creditable episode of his career.
In 1886 he was elected mayor of New York City, his nomination having been forced upon the Democratic Party by the strength of the other nominees, Henry George and Theodore Roosevelt; his administration (1887-1888) was thoroughly efficient and creditable, but he broke with Tammany, was not renominated, ran independently for re-election, and was defeated.